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President Michel expresses profound sadness after devastating landlside claims lives in the State of Washington

25.03.2014

“It was with profound sadness that we have learnt of the devastating landslide in the State of Washington,” stated President James Michel in a letter addressed to H.E. Barack Obama, President of the ... | read |
Le Ministre Adam salue l’ouverture d’une antenne de l’Alliance à Praslin

24.03.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Monsieur Jean-Paul Adam a officiellement inauguré samedi dernier l’antenne de l’Alliance Française des Seychelles sur l’ile de Praslin, en présence de Madame Geneviève Iancu, Ambassadeur de France aux Seychelles, le ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador accredited to ItalySeychelles Ambassador accredited to Italy

24.03.2014

Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye presented his credentials as Seychelles Ambassador to Italy to President Giorgio Napolitano on 12th March at the Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome.  President Napolitano reciprocated President James Michel’s warm wishes and ... | read |
Les Seychelles celebrent la fete de la Fracophonie: "Dans la Francophonie, les Seychelles constituent une aire de différence"

21.03.2014

Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, en sa qualité de président de la Commission Nationale de la Francophonie, a donné jeudi après-midi le coup d’envoi des activités marquant l’édition 2014 de la Fête ... | read |
President Uhuru Kenyatta underlines Kenya-Seychelles relationship as one of ‘natural partnership’President Uhuru Kenyatta underlines Kenya-Seychelles relationship as one of ‘natural partnership’

20.03.2014

On the final day of his official visit to Kenya yesterday, Minister Jean-Paul Adam and his delegation were received by President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta.  During the bilateral discussions ... | read |
Joint Press Communiqué Issues following an official visit by Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, from 17th-19th March, 2014 at the invitation of Ambassador, Amina C. Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs an

20.03.2014

At the invitation of Hon. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Kenya, H.E. Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles undertook a three-day official visit ... | read |
Seychelles and Kenya join to promote African Tourism

19.03.2014

During Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam’s official visit to Kenya, tourism cooperation has been at the heart of the discussions between the countries.  In addition to collaborating to promote a dual destination concept, ... | read |
Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Kenya

19.03.2014

Seychelles and Kenya have strengthened the framework for better trade opportunities in the future. This comes as Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam has signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) on behalf of the ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to LesothoSeychelles High Commissioner accredited to Lesotho

19.03.2014

Mr Claude Morel is Seychelles’ non-resident High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Lesotho. He presented his Letters of Credentials to King Letsie III on 13th March at the Royal Palace in Maseru. In his remarks ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador to China disccuses ways to boost tourism with new Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism DevelopmentSeychelles Ambassador to China disccuses ways to boost tourism with new Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development

19.03.2014

Seychelles Ambassador accredited to the People's Republic of China, Mr Philippe Le Gall paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Director General of Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development-BMCTD Professor Zhou Zhengyu, accompanied by ... | read |
Seychelles and Kenya give timely boost to bilateral relationsSeychelles and Kenya give timely boost to bilateral relations

18.03.2014

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Paul ADAM, is on a working visit to the Republic of Kenya between the 17th to the 19th of March 2014 at the invitation of Her Excellency Mrs Amina ... | read |
Official Working Visit by Ambassador Faure to Strengthen the Seychelles-Korea Cooperation - on Oil & Gas, Oceans & Fisheries, Tourism, and DiplomacyOfficial Working Visit by Ambassador Faure to Strengthen the Seychelles-Korea Cooperation - on Oil & Gas, Oceans & Fisheries, Tourism, and Diplomacy

18.03.2014

Mr. Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs made his Official Working Visit to S. Korea to further enhance bilateral cooperation. The main area, amongst other ongoing and potential cooperation, was to present the ... | read |
Seychelles issues strong message against United States of America's State Department country report

13.03.2014

The Republic of Seychelles has issued a strong response following the United States of America’s State Department 2013 Report on Human Rights in Seychelles of 2013, expressing dissatisfaction with the content of the report and rejecting its validity. The Ministry ... | read |
Donations received from Honorary Consul in support of Seychellois Children participating in International Children's Festival in TurkeyDonations received from Honorary Consul in support of Seychellois Children participating in International Children's Festival in Turkey

13.03.2014

For a second consecutive year, under the guidance of the Seychelles Ambassador for Women and Children’s Affairs, Dr. Erna Athanasius, 12 talented Seychellois children are yet again preparing to participate in an International Children’s Festival ... | read |
Mauritius congratulated by Seychelles on 46th National Day celebrations

13.03.2014

President James A. Michel, congratulated the people and Government of the Republic of Mauritius, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles on the occasion of the 46th Mauritian National Day. In a message ... | read |
African Union Tourism Ministers hosted by Seychelles

12.03.2014

Seychelles is to host an African Union Ministers for Tourism meeting at the Kempinski resort from the 13th to the 14th March. Ministers from Gabon and the Republic of South Africa arrived in Seychelles earlier ... | read |
Seychelles hosts third Session of the Seychelles-Cyprus Intergovernmental CommissionSeychelles hosts third Session of the Seychelles-Cyprus Intergovernmental Commission

12.03.2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the third Session of the Seychelles-Cyprus Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Industrial Cooperation on Tuesday 11th March 2014. The Intergovernmental Commission was established in 1998 following the ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to Malawi; deepening relationsSeychelles High Commissioner accredited to Malawi; deepening relations

12.03.2014

Mr Claude Morel became the first High Commissioner of Seychelles to be accredited to Malawi when he presented his Letters of Credentials to President Joyce Banda on 4th March during a ceremony at State House ... | read |
Seychelles reemphasizes the need to include the specificities of the island states in the SADC development planSeychelles reemphasizes the need to include the specificities of the island states in the SADC development plan

12.03.2014

Jean Paul Adam, Minister of Foreign Affairs representing Seychelles participated in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers meeting on the 11th – 12th March 2014 in Lilongwe, Malawi. Minister Adam stressed on ... | read |
Seychelles Participates National Security Advisor (NSA) level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation in New DelhiSeychelles Participates National Security Advisor (NSA) level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation in New Delhi

11.03.2014

The Principle Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne accompanied by Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to India Mr Waven Williams represented Seychelles at the Third Maritime Security and Corporation meeting held in New Delhi, India ... | read |