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President sends message of condolence following tragic earthquake in NepalPresident sends message of condolence following tragic earthquake in Nepal

26.04.2015

President James Michel has extended his most sincere condolences to the people and Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal following the devastating earthquake, which has claimed over 1900 lives and destroyed significant parts ... | read |
Minister Morgan meets Australian High Commissioner to explore fields of greater cooperation and a unified approach of the Blue EconomyMinister Morgan meets Australian High Commissioner to explore fields of greater cooperation and a unified approach of the Blue Economy

26.04.2015

Today the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Joël Morgan met with Australian High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles Her Excellency Susan J. Coles. Minister Morgan and High Commissioner Coles discussed key issues pertinent to ... | read |
Vice President consolidates special relationship between Seychelles and China on visit to ChinaVice President consolidates special relationship between Seychelles and China on visit to China

25.04.2015

Vice-President Danny Faure, currently on mission to China at the invitation of the Government of the People’s Republic of China, met with his Chinese counterpart, H.E Mr. Li Yuanchao, Vice-President of the People’s Republic ... | read |
Seychelles President receives Royal Visitors from Africa at State HouseSeychelles President receives Royal Visitors from Africa at State House

24.04.2015

President James Michel met with royal dignitaries from Ghana and Swaziland at the State House this morning. President James Michel received the King of Ashanti of Ghana, His Majesty King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and ... | read |
Seychelles to engage in strengthening South-South CooperationSeychelles to engage in strengthening South-South Cooperation

21.04.2015

The Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, will represent the Head of State, President James Alix Michel at the commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian –African Conference (ACC) and the 10th Anniversary of the ... | read |
Seychelles and India set for greater people to people exchanges with Visa Waiver programSeychelles and India set for greater people to people exchanges with Visa Waiver program

20.04.2015

During his recent visit to Seychelles, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  announced that Seychelles will soon be included in the Indian Electronic travel Authorization {ETA} scheme for a three months gratis visa. Once the ... | read |
MoU signing Heralds new era of commercial cooperation  between Air Seychelles and Air FranceMoU signing Heralds new era of commercial cooperation between Air Seychelles and Air France

13.04.2015

Air Seychelles and Air France yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), heralding a new era of commercial cooperation between the two carriers. The agreement was signed at a meeting in Aix en Provence in ... | read |
African Commission on Human and People's rights conclude visit to Seychelles following intensive promotion missionAfrican Commission on Human and People's rights conclude visit to Seychelles following intensive promotion mission

13.04.2015

A delegation from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, led by Honourable Commissioner Yeung Kam John Yeung Sik Yuen, concluded their promotion to Seychelles on the 10th of April with a Press Conference ... | read |
President meets with delegation from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ RightsPresident meets with delegation from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

08.04.2015

President James Michel met with the Commissioner in charge of the promotion and protection of Human Rights, Honourable Commissioner Yeung Sik Yuen, this morning at State House. Commissioner Yeung Sik Yuen, who is leading a ... | read |
African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights on promotion visit to SeychellesAfrican Commission on Human and Peoples Rights on promotion visit to Seychelles

06.04.2015

A delegation from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, led by Honourable Commissioner Yeung Kam John Yeung Sik Yuen, is on a visit to Seychelles from the 6th to 10th of April on a ... | read |
Seychelles stands shoulder to shoulder with Kenya says President Michel following massacre in Garissa University in KenyaSeychelles stands shoulder to shoulder with Kenya says President Michel following massacre in Garissa University in Kenya

03.04.2015

Heavily armed Al-Shabab militants indiscriminately massacred at least 150 Kenyan students in an attack on the University of Garissa in the north east of Kenya. In the wake of this atrocity, President James Michel on ... | read |
President Michel sends message of condolence to President Putin following trawler tragedy in KamchatkaPresident Michel sends message of condolence to President Putin following trawler tragedy in Kamchatka

02.04.2015

Following the disaster whereby the Russian trawler ‘Dalniy Vostok’ sunk in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka peninsula, President James Michel has sent a letter of condolence to his Russian counterpart Mr Vladimir ... | read |
Seychelles reaffirms strong positions at COMESA SummitSeychelles reaffirms strong positions at COMESA Summit

02.04.2015

Vice-President Danny Faure has strongly reaffirmed Seychelles’ position on key issues at the 18th COMESA Summit, held on 30th March 2015 in Addis Abba, Ethiopia. Vice-President Faure echoed Seychelles’ unwavering support for the launching of ... | read |
President Michel congratulates President Buhari following election win in NigeriaPresident Michel congratulates President Buhari following election win in Nigeria

01.04.2015

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President James Michel congratulated newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari. President Michel described President Buhari’s victory as strong reflection of ... | read |
Innovation is key to mobilising resources for African Development, says Finance MinisterInnovation is key to mobilising resources for African Development, says Finance Minister

31.03.2015

The Minister for Finance, Trade and Blue Economy spoke of the importance of innovative thinking when addressing African development objectives in Agenda 2063, ‘The Africa We Want’ while addressing the Eight Joint Annual Meeting of ... | read |
Bernard Georges appointed judge to COMESA Court of JusticeBernard Georges appointed judge to COMESA Court of Justice

30.03.2015

Mr Bernard Georges well-known legal practitioner, has today been appointed Judge to the Court of Justice of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) by the Heads of State and Government of the ... | read |
14th Meeting of COMESA Ministers of Foreign Affairs Piracy in the Indian Ocean - Seychelles commended14th Meeting of COMESA Ministers of Foreign Affairs Piracy in the Indian Ocean - Seychelles commended

30.03.2015

Seychelles was once more commended for its role in the fight against Piracy in the Indian Ocean during the COMESA Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting in Addis on 28th and 29th March. Piracy was one of ... | read |
Ambassador Selby Pillay presents credentials to Kingdom of Belgium: two nations seek to boost their cooperationAmbassador Selby Pillay presents credentials to Kingdom of Belgium: two nations seek to boost their cooperation

29.03.2015

The new Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to the Kingdom of Belgium, Mr. Selby Pillay, presented his credentials to the King of the Belgians, His Majesty King Philippe on Tuesday 10th March 2015, making ... | read |
COMESA supports Agreement on establishment of Maritime Centres In Madagascar and Seychelles to ensure maritime securityCOMESA supports Agreement on establishment of Maritime Centres In Madagascar and Seychelles to ensure maritime security

29.03.2015

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has expressed its support for a bilateral agreement between Seychelles and Madagascar on the establishment of two maritime centers, during the 14th Meeting of the COMESA ... | read |
Sir James Mancham re-elected as member of COMESA Committee of EldersSir James Mancham re-elected as member of COMESA Committee of Elders

29.03.2015

The Government of Seychelles has offered its deep-felt congratulations to former President Sir James Mancham, following his re-election for a second term as a member of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) ... | read |