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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 |
President James Michel congratulates Germany on fourth FIFA World Cup title

15.07.2014

In a letter addressed to Her Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, President James Michel extended congratulations on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic Seychelles for the triumph ... | read |
Fête du 14 Juillet en France: Le Président Michel adresse ses vœux et ses très chaleureuses félicitations au Président Hollande

14.07.2014

A l’occasion de la fête nationale de la République Française, le Président James Michel a adressé un message à son homologue Francois Hollande à qui il  a tenu à exprimer ses chaleureuses félicitations  et ses ... | read |
Seychelles and the southern Chinese province of Guangdong strengthen their cooperationSeychelles and the southern Chinese province of Guangdong strengthen their cooperation

10.07.2014

On behalf of Seychelles National Botanical Gardens Foundation, resident Ambassador to China, Mr. Philippe Le Gall signed two agreements with Guangzhou Zoo, the first one relating to the long-term loan of a pair of giant ... | read |
Deeper ties with Venezuela forged after Seychelles Ambassador accreditedDeeper ties with Venezuela forged after Seychelles Ambassador accredited

03.07.2014

Mrs Marie-Louise Potter becomes the second Ambassador of Seychelles to Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela following the presentation of her credentials to the country’s Executive Vice President His Excellency Jorge Alberto Arreaza in a ceremony held ... | read |
Accreditation of High Commissioner Claude Morel to the Kingdom of SwazilandAccreditation of High Commissioner Claude Morel to the Kingdom of Swaziland

02.07.2014

  Mr Claude Morel became the first High Commissioner of Seychelles to be accredited to the kingdom of Swaziland where he presented his Letters of Credentials to His Majesty King Mswati III at the Lozitha ... | read |
Seychelles chairs the Second Commonwealth Open-Ended Ministerial Working Group meeting on Small States in New YorkSeychelles chairs the Second Commonwealth Open-Ended Ministerial Working Group meeting on Small States in New York

01.07.2014

Ambassador Ronald Jumeau represented Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, chairman of the Commonwealth Open Ended Ministerial Working Group (OEMWG) which met for the second time in New York on the 30 June to further ... | read |
Sri lanka and Seychelles boost bilateral ties and consolidate partnershipSri lanka and Seychelles boost bilateral ties and consolidate partnership

28.06.2014

The Republic of Seychelles and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka widened cooperation following a bilateral meeting held today with President James Michel and his counterpart His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka ... | read |
Blue Economy viewed as critical component for Africa’s food and security and central in the development of Africa’s Maritime CapacityBlue Economy viewed as critical component for Africa’s food and security and central in the development of Africa’s Maritime Capacity

28.06.2014

As part of the debate on the theme of ‘Agriculture and Food Security’ the Seychelles delegation to the African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, emphasised the need to view the ‘Blue Economy’ concept as ... | read |
Africa stands with its islands- AU Summit expresses support and solidarity for SIDS ahead of UN Conference in SamoaAfrica stands with its islands- AU Summit expresses support and solidarity for SIDS ahead of UN Conference in Samoa

28.06.2014

The 23rd Summit of the African Union has made a solemn declaration of support and solidarity for its island members ahead of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States to be held in ... | read |