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Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.

08.07.2015

High Commissioner Philippe Le Gall, who was posted in China till April this year, has presented his credentials today to Maithripala Sirinesa, President of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka.  In his message, ... | read |
Indian Special envoy delivers letters of Invitation for third India-Africa Forum SummitIndian Special envoy delivers letters of Invitation for third India-Africa Forum Summit

06.07.2015

The Special Envoy of the Republic of India, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on behalf of Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, Sushma Swaraj has delivered ... | read |
Seychelles graduates to High-Income Country Status according to World Bank standardsSeychelles graduates to High-Income Country Status according to World Bank standards

06.07.2015

President James Michel has welcomed the fact that Seychelles' economic progress has been recognised by the World Bank this week as it has graduated to the status of ‘High-Income’ country within the World Bank classification. ... | read |
University of Seychelles and University of Mataram in Indonesia deepen ties and explore Blue EconomyUniversity of Seychelles and University of Mataram in Indonesia deepen ties and explore Blue Economy

06.07.2015

On 29th June 2015, Ambassador Waven William signed on behalf of the University of Seychelles a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Mataram, Indonesia. Prof. Sunarpi signed on behalf of the University of Mataram. ... | read |
Seychelles Embassy in Addis Ababa Celebrates National Day with Local Diplomatic CommunitySeychelles Embassy in Addis Ababa Celebrates National Day with Local Diplomatic Community

06.07.2015

The Embassy of the Republic of Seychelles in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has celebrated the Seychelles National Day for the first time since the establishment of the Embassy in August 2012, with a cocktail reception held ... | read |
President Michel send message of condolence to Indonesia following military aircraft disasterPresident Michel send message of condolence to Indonesia following military aircraft disaster

01.07.2015

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles expressed profound sorrow to Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia following the Indonesian Air Force aircraft disaster, which claimed the lives of all ... | read |
“We are more determined than ever to continue investing in inter-island partnership”“We are more determined than ever to continue investing in inter-island partnership”

01.07.2015

Seychelles President James Michel hosted an official reception at the State House this evening, in honour of President Tommy Esang Remengesau of the Republic of Palau, that was attended by Seychellois and Palauan dignitaries as ... | read |
Seychelles and Palau - A shared vision for the development of Small Island Developing StatesSeychelles and Palau - A shared vision for the development of Small Island Developing States

30.06.2015

Seychelles President James Michel welcomed Palauan President Tommy Esang Remengesau at State House this morning, where the two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting. They were joined for further discussions by the Vice-President, ... | read |
Palauan President arrives in Seychelles as guest of honour for 39th National Day CelebrationsPalauan President arrives in Seychelles as guest of honour for 39th National Day Celebrations

29.06.2015

President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, arrived in Seychelles on Sunday afternoon and will be guest of honour at the Seychelles National Day celebrations on the 29th of June. The Palauan ... | read |
13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee: Seychelles takes firm stance on the European Union following "tax havens" listing13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee: Seychelles takes firm stance on the European Union following "tax havens" listing

27.06.2015

At the 13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee (Brussels - 26th June), Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State in the Department of Foreign Affairs, joined the ACP Group to denounce the publication ... | read |
Le Président Michel condamne avec la plus grande vigueur l’attentat terroriste de SousseLe Président Michel condamne avec la plus grande vigueur l’attentat terroriste de Sousse

27.06.2015

Le Président James Michel  a  exprimé sa solidarité au peuple tunisien à la suite de l’attaque terroriste dans la ville touristique de Sousse qui a coûté la vie de 39 personnes dont des touristes étrangers, et ... | read |
President MIchel condemns acts of terror and send condolences to Kuwait following suicide bombingPresident MIchel condemns acts of terror and send condolences to Kuwait following suicide bombing

27.06.2015

President James Michel has sent a message of condolence to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad AI Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles following ... | read |
Palau President in Seychelles as Guest of Honour For National Day CelebrationPalau President in Seychelles as Guest of Honour For National Day Celebration

26.06.2015

The President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, will be arriving in Seychelles this Sunday for an official visit. He will be the guest of honour at the Seychelles National Day celebrations on ... | read |
President Michel sends congratulatory note to Ethiopian Prime Minister following his party's election victoryPresident Michel sends congratulatory note to Ethiopian Prime Minister following his party's election victory

25.06.2015

On behalf of the Governement and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President James Michel congratulated the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Hailemariam Deselagn on the convincing victory that his ... | read |
Vice President Faure attends 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education MinistersVice President Faure attends 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers

24.06.2015

Vice President Faure highlights the benefits of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth in bringing innovative change to education development. The Vice President, Mr.  Danny Faure attended the 19th Conference of ... | read |
Seychelles President calls on Africa to empower women and to put people at the centre of developmentSeychelles President calls on Africa to empower women and to put people at the centre of development

16.06.2015

Seychelles President James Michel has described the African Union (AU) summit and its theme for this year in Johannesburg, South Africa as an opportune time for all the Heads of State and Government to put ... | read |
Seychelles and Comoros Solidify Cooperation FrameworkSeychelles and Comoros Solidify Cooperation Framework

16.06.2015

The Seychelles Government has today concluded the signing of a General Cooperation Agreement with the Union of Comoros as a facilitating instrument for the deepening of relations between the two Indian Ocean Island States. The ... | read |
Seychelles and the African Union Commission committed to raising awareness on the Blue Economy Concept in AfricaSeychelles and the African Union Commission committed to raising awareness on the Blue Economy Concept in Africa

16.06.2015

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel met with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma in the margins of the 25th African Union Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa. The President was accompanied ... | read |
Le President Michel rencontre son homologue du Cabo Verde en marge du Sommet de l’Union AfricaineLe President Michel rencontre son homologue du Cabo Verde en marge du Sommet de l’Union Africaine

16.06.2015

Le Président Michel s'est entretenu avec son homologue de la République du Cabo Verde, Dr Jorge Carlos Fonseca en marge du Sommet de l'Union Africaine. L'entretien a porté essentiellement sur le renforcement des relations privilégiées ... | read |
25th African Union Summit - President Michel’s interventions on women empowerment, agenda 2063 and Peace and Security25th African Union Summit - President Michel’s interventions on women empowerment, agenda 2063 and Peace and Security

15.06.2015

President James Michel participated in the 25th African Union Summit, which started yesterday at the Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Together with other Heads of State and Government of the African Union, they discussed ... | read |