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Port visit of Transport Minister: spuring people centred development and accomodating greater cruise ship visitsPort visit of Transport Minister: spuring people centred development and accomodating greater cruise ship visits

29.04.2015

The Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) is finding innovative and transformative approaches as it strives to offer an improved level of service to an important  niche tourism market, that of cruise ships visiting the Indian Ocean, ... | read |
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport briefs members of SHTA on development strategy of civil aviation.Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport briefs members of SHTA on development strategy of civil aviation.

28.04.2015

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport Joël Morgan welcomed members of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) to Maison Quéau de Quinssy on Monday, 27th April 2015 as a follow up meeting after the ... | read |
Le Président de la République des Seychelles en visite officielle au Saint-SiègeLe Président de la République des Seychelles en visite officielle au Saint-Siège

27.04.2015

Le Président de la République des Seychelles, Monsieur James Michel, effectuera cette semaine une visite officielle auprès du Saint-Siège, à Rome, pour s’entretenir avec sa Sainteté le Pape François. Il s’agira de sa troisième visite ... | read |
Seychelles assumes chairmanship of Eastern Africa Defence Security Policy OrganSeychelles assumes chairmanship of Eastern Africa Defence Security Policy Organ

27.04.2015

The Policy Organ Meeting of the Eastern Africa Standby Force was held in Khartoum, Republic of Sudan from the 20 to 25 April 2015.  This meeting was convened to discuss key policy issues ensuring ... | read |
Historic ties reaffirmed- Ashanti King ends visit to SeychellesHistoric ties reaffirmed- Ashanti King ends visit to Seychelles

27.04.2015

The Asantehene (King) of the Kingdom of Ashanti, His Majesty King Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and his entourage concluded their visit to the Seychelles. The Ashanti King was the guest of honour at the 5th ... | read |
Minister Joel Morgan engages with Zambia to conclude MoU's to bolster ties as African nationsMinister Joel Morgan engages with Zambia to conclude MoU's to bolster ties as African nations

27.04.2015

Following discussion held between the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Mr Joel Morgan and the Deputy Minister for Arts and Culture of the Republic of Zambia, Mrs Esther Banda both sides sought to deepen ... | read |
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 |