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Seychelles National Statement: Submitted on behalf of President James Alix Michel, President of the Republic of Seychelles August 5th and 6th 2014 Washington, USA

07.08.2014

In the spirit of broadening cooperation between Africa and the United States of America, we commend the American government, and President Barack Obama, for the initiative taken to organize this 1st US-Africa Summit. The organization ... | read |
Official Launching Ceremony of Seychelles-China Friendship and Business Association on 29 July 2014Official Launching Ceremony of Seychelles-China Friendship and Business Association on 29 July 2014

06.08.2014

On July 29th, 2014, the Official Launching Ceremony of the Seychelles-China Friendship and Business Association was held at the Consulate General of Seychelles in Shanghai. The Ceremony was hosted by Dr. Sidney To, Acting Head ... | read |
The Blue Economy a key opportunity for development of US Africa Trade

05.08.2014

Speaking at the Ministerial meeting on trade between Africa and the United States of America (USA) in the context of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) being held ahead of the US Africa Summit ... | read |
President Michel offered his condolences to the people of China following Yunnan earthquake

04.08.2014

President James Michel conveyed his deepest condolences to the Government and people of the People’s Republic of China on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic Seychelles in a message addressed to His ... | read |
Seychelles condemns attacks against civilians and UN in Gaza and deplores lack of respect for ceasefire

01.08.2014

The Seychelles condemns in the strongest terms the loss of civilian life in Gaza and the attack against the UN school in Jabaliya, Gaza.  The fact that over 1420 civilians in Gaza have lost ... | read |
Victoria and Colombo twinned; greater development in tourism and fisheriesVictoria and Colombo twinned; greater development in tourism and fisheries

01.08.2014

Ties in fisheries and tourism between Sri Lanka and Seychelles are expected to be developed further in the near future.This is the result of a twinning accord signed recently between Colombo and Victoria, the ... | read |
Blue Economy gathers momentum at Commonwealth Small Island States meeting

01.08.2014

Designated Minister Vincent Meriton on Thursday attended the Commonwealth Small Island States meeting held in the margins of the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow, Scotland.The meeting was hosted by His Royal Highness Prince ... | read |
landslide claims countless lives in India: President Michel conveys sympathies to India

01.08.2014

In a message addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President James Michel conveyed his heartfelt sympathies, while the people and Government of Seychelles join him in expressing sincere condolences to the Government and people of ... | read |
Seychelles mourns the passing of Mr Deenadayula Pillay

28.07.2014

It is with sadness that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has learnt of the passing of Mr Deenadayalu Pillay, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Seychelles. Mr Pillay’s philanthropy, business acumen and ... | read |
L’Ambassadeur Shamlaye présente ses lettres de créance au Co-Prince d’Andorre François Hollande

28.07.2014

L’Ambassadeur des Seychelles résidant à Paris, Monsieur Bernard Shamlaye a présenté, le mercredi 23 juillet, les lettres l’accréditant comme Ambassadeur à Andorre au Président de la République française, Monsieur François Hollande, qui est le Co-Prince ... | read |
Seychelles standard of living increases although position in UN HDI decreases: Changes in methodological approaches explains shift says Minister Laporte

25.07.2014

Minister for Finance Trade and Investment, Pierre Laporte and Roland Alcindor Programme Manager for Mauritius and Seychelles at the United Nations Development Program held a joint press conference today at the Ministry of Finance explaining ... | read |
De nombreuses victimes dans l’accident de l’avion d’Air Algérie: Le conseil des ministres de la COI exprime ses condoléances et sa solidarité avec les familles et le gouvernement français et reporte le SommetDe nombreuses victimes dans l’accident de l’avion d’Air Algérie: Le conseil des ministres de la COI exprime ses condoléances et sa solidarité avec les familles et le gouvernement français et reporte le Sommet

25.07.2014

Le ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, est à Moroni, pour assister au Conseil extraordinaire de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI), convoqué en prélude du  4e Sommet des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement ... | read |
Accident de l’avion d’Air Algérie: Le Président Michel adresse ses condoléances à Hollande et Bouteflika

25.07.2014

Suite à l'accident d'avion de la compagnie aérienne Air Algérie intervenu le jeudi 24 juillet, entraînant la disparition tragique de tous ses passagers, le Président James Michel a adressé des messages au Président Francois Hollande ... | read |
Le 4e sommet de la COI reporté

25.07.2014

La Commission de l’Océan Indien  (COI) a reporté sine die son 4ème sommet prévu le samedi 26 juillet dans la capitale comorienne, Moroni. Le report s’est imposé en guise de solidarité avec le drame de ... | read |
UNDP launches Global Human Development Report 2014

24.07.2014

The United Nations Development Program has launched its global Human Development Report today in Tokyo, State of Japan entitled ‘ Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and enhancing Resilience.The global launch ceremony has taken place ... | read |
Tourism in Seychelles - Minister meets his PS and Tourism Board CEO to analyse mid-year tourism marketing meetingTourism in Seychelles - Minister meets his PS and Tourism Board CEO to analyse mid-year tourism marketing meeting

24.07.2014

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture met with Sherin Naiken the CEO of the Tourism Board, Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism and Benjamine Rose, the PS for Culture to ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to the Republic of Maldives: Small Island States deepen relationsSeychelles High Commissioner accredited to the Republic of Maldives: Small Island States deepen relations

22.07.2014

High Commissioner Waven William presented his letter of accreditation to the Maldivian President, His Excellency, Abdulla Yameen in Male, Republic of Maldives on July 7th. The accreditation of High Commissioner William to the island nation ... | read |
President James Michel offers his prayers and condolences to Holland and Malaysia following aircraft disaster

18.07.2014

President James Michel expressed his sincere condolences to His Majesty King Willem Alexander, Government and people of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, His Excellency Najib Razak, and the ... | read |
Seychelles-Tanzania relations: Accreditation of High Commissioner Claude MorelSeychelles-Tanzania relations: Accreditation of High Commissioner Claude Morel

17.07.2014

“Relations between Seychelles and Tanzania are bound to be diversified and strengthened in the future”. This comment was made by Mr Claude Morel after being received by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, ... | read |
Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income signed with SingaporeAgreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income signed with Singapore

17.07.2014

On Wednesday 9th July 2014, the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of Singapore signed an Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income. The ... | read |