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President Faure extends condolences to the President of ZambiaPresident Faure extends condolences to the President of Zambia

25.03.2019

President Faure has expressed his sympathy to the President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Mr. Edgar Lungu, upon the passing of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia in Nairobi, H.E. ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to IranPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Iran

23.03.2019

President Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani, following the tragic news of a capsized ferry in the Tigris River, claiming many ... | read |
UK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles government to help tackle piracy in the Indian OceanUK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles government to help tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean

22.03.2019

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has carried out a programme of Security of Navigation, Stabilisation Advice and Training (SONSAT) activities in the Seychelles to support maritime security in the Indian Ocean. UKHO experts with the ... | read |
Indian High Commissioner pays farewell visit to Vice-President MeritonIndian High Commissioner pays farewell visit to Vice-President Meriton

21.03.2019

The High Commissioner of India to Seychelles, H.E. Dr. Ausaf Sayeed paid a farewell visit today to Vice President Meriton at the Department of Foreign Affairs, following his two years’ tenure as the Resident ... | read |
Department of Foreign Affairs attends presentation on the Blue Economy RoadmapDepartment of Foreign Affairs attends presentation on the Blue Economy Roadmap

21.03.2019

Vice-President Meriton, the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and all senior officers of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) attended a presentation today on the Blue ... | read |
EASF Launches Elections' Observations' Mission to ComorosEASF Launches Elections' Observations' Mission to Comoros

21.03.2019

The Eastern Africa Standby Force conducted the inaugural ceremony of its Elections' Observations' Mission to the Union of Comoros on Wednesday 20th March 2019 in the capital city, Moroni, Comoros. The EASF deployment in the ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to the President of MalawiPresident Faure extends condolences to the President of Malawi

20.03.2019

President Faure has expressed his condolences to the President of the Republic of Malawi, H.E Mr. Peter Mutharika, upon the news of the flooding and devastation caused by the Idai cyclone. The cyclone has ... | read |
MESSAGE DU PRESIDENT DANNY FAURE A L’OCCASION DU 20 MARS, LA JOURNEE INTERNATIONALE DE LA FRANCOPHONIEMESSAGE DU PRESIDENT DANNY FAURE A L’OCCASION DU 20 MARS, LA JOURNEE INTERNATIONALE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE

20.03.2019

Ce mercredi 20 mars, journée internationale de la francophonie, les francophones et les francophiles du monde sont en fête. Les Seychelles ne sont pas en reste. Nous savons que la date du 20 mars a ... | read |
Le Président Faure adresse ses condoléances au peuple de la RDCLe Président Faure adresse ses condoléances au peuple de la RDC

20.03.2019

Suite au déraillement d'un train dimanche soir dans le centre-ouest de la République démocratique du Congo qui a provoqué la mort de 32 personnes et blessé 91 autres, le Président de la République, Monsieur Danny ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to the Kingdom of Netherlands.President Faure extends condolences to the Kingdom of Netherlands.

19.03.2019

President Faure expressed his sympathy to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands, H.E Mr. Mark Rutte, following the shooting in Utrecht in which three lives were lost and others injured. On behalf ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to ZimbabwePresident Faure sends message of condolence to Zimbabwe

19.03.2019

President Faure has extended his condolences to H.E. Emmerson Mnangagwa, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, following the Idai cyclone. The cyclone has caused deaths, severe injuries and impacted structural damages. “On behalf ... | read |
President Faure extends his condolences to the President of MozambiquePresident Faure extends his condolences to the President of Mozambique

19.03.2019

Upon the tragic impact of cyclone Idai, President Faure has extended on his behalf and that of the people of Seychelles words of condolences to the President of Mozambique, H.E. Mr. Filipe Nyusi. “The ... | read |
Seychelles wins an award from the Climate Bonds InitiativeSeychelles wins an award from the Climate Bonds Initiative

19.03.2019

On Tuesday 5 March, Seychelles was awarded ‘for issuing the first public sector green bond’, i.e. the Blue Bond, from the Climate Bonds Initiative. The award was collected by High Commissioner Derick Ally on ... | read |
EASF deploys observers to ComorosEASF deploys observers to Comoros

19.03.2019

The Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) will deploy an election observer mission in the Union of Comoros ahead of the presidential and governors’ elections due on the 24th of March 2019. An EASF advanced team ... | read |
Seychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Windhoek, NamibiaSeychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Windhoek, Namibia

19.03.2019

The Principal Secretary in the Department of the Blue Economy, Mr. Kenneth Racombo, led the Seychelles delegation to the SADC Council of Ministers that took place from 15th -16th March 2019 in Windhoek, Namibia. The ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to EthiopiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Ethiopia

18.03.2019

President Faure has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Abiy Ahmed, following the tragic news of the Ethiopian Aircraft that crashed last week, taking the lives of ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner presents credentials to President of IndiaSeychelles High Commissioner presents credentials to President of India

18.03.2019

High Commissioner Selby Pillay presented his Letter of Credence to the President of India, H.E. Shri Ram Nath KOVIND on Wednesday 13th March 2019, at the Ashoka Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Palace in ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of New Zealand following terror attacksPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Prime Minister of New Zealand following terror attacks

15.03.2019

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Ms. Jacinda Arden, after learning of the tragic terror attacks that took place in Christchurch today. The President wrote, ... | read |
Seychelles wins award in the 4th edition of the African Union Gender ScorecardSeychelles wins award in the 4th edition of the African Union Gender Scorecard

11.03.2019

The African Union (AU) has awarded Seychelles under the category of 'Implementation of anti-corruption policies' of the Gender Scorecard where the theme for 2018 was "Winning the fight against corruption: a gender sensitive path for the ... | read |
Message from President Faure on the occasion of Commonwealth DayMessage from President Faure on the occasion of Commonwealth Day

11.03.2019

President Danny Faure has today transmitted a message on the occasion of Commonwealth Day 2019 where he said: "Today, as we join the Commonwealth family in celebrating Commonwealth Day, it reminds us of the importance of ... | read |