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Panel discussion held on Team Commonwealth


As part of the activities leading up to the Commonwealth Day, the ministry of Foreign affairs co-hosted a panel discussions on the theme of Team Commonwealth at the auditorium of the Seychelles Institute of Teachers ... | read |
‘Team Commonwealth’: Empowering Seychelles As A Determined Island Nation- message from the President


The Commonwealth aims to empower and improve the lives of all its citizens. This is the vision shared in the Commonwealth Charter, which we adopted last year, and to the formulation of which Seychelles was ... | read |
Seychelles flag flies high on global island stageSeychelles flag flies high on global island stage


Seychelles has been elected to the Bureau of the Preparatory Committee for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in New York which will be held in Samoa this September. The election ... | read |
The people of Seychelles in solidarity with China after Kunming terror attacks


President James Michel offered condolences from the Government and people of Seychelles to President Xi Jinping, the people of the People’s Republic of China and to the victims and families of those who perished in ... | read |
Seychelles voices opinion at 17th COMESA Heads of State and Government SummitSeychelles voices opinion at 17th COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit


Secretary of State, Ambassador Barry Faure, represented President James Michel at the Seventeenth COMESA (common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. ... | read |
Seychelles- Angola relations: Accreditation of Seychelles Ambassador


Mr Claude Morel presented his Letters of Credentials to Mr Jose Edouardo dos Santos as Seychelles’ Ambassador to Angola during a ceremony at the presidential palace in Luanda on 21st February 2014, in the presence ... | read |
Seychelles says no military bases on sovereign territory


The Government of the Republic of Seychelles would like to clarify reports which appeared in some online media outlets about Russia establishing a military base in Seychelles. The  Seychelles Government would like to clarify that ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation participates in IFAD Governing Council Session


Seychelles was represented at the 37th Governing Council session of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) held last week in Rome, Italy, by Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, Seychelles Governor for IFAD, and Mr Michael Nalletamby, ... | read |
Seychelles shows best practice in setting up framework to coordinate regional framework


As part of the 32nd COMESA Council of Ministers being held in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo on 22nd to 23rd February 2014, Seychelles was invited to showcase the functioning of the its ... | read |
Secretary of State Faure leads delegation to Nairobi for meeting of East Africa Standby ForceSecretary of State Faure leads delegation to Nairobi for meeting of East Africa Standby Force


Secretary of State, Barry Faure  was in Nairobi, Kenya leading the Seychelles delegation at the Policy Organs Meeting of the East Africa Standby Force Coordinating Mechanism. The meeting was proceeded by the Group of Experts ... | read |
Seychelles congratulates Egypt on adoption of new constitution


On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President James Michel congratulated the Government and the people of Egypt on the occasion of the adoption of a new constitution. The President noted that ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador accredited to Russian Federation


Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye recently presented credentials as Seychelles Ambassador to Russia to President Vladimir Putin in a joint ceremony involving 17 other Ambassadors in the St Alexander Hall in the Kremlin. Ambassador Shamlaye conveyed to ... | read |
Visa Waiver with Republic of Moldova


The Republic of Moldova has issued a visa waiver program for citizens of the Republic of Seychelles effective as of 3rd January 2014. As such, the Seychelles citizens will be exempt of visa requirements when ... | read |
Minister Sinon leads Seychelles delegation to the Asia-Africa Agricultural Forum in New Delhi


Minister for Natural Resources, Peter Sinon headed a delegation at the Asia – Africa agribusiness Forum from the 4th to 6th February 2014 in New Delhi, India. The forum provided for a platform for key ... | read |
Regional meeting of Seychelles Consuls hosted in London


The Seychelles High Commission in London organised a first meeting with Seychelles Consuls falling under its jurisdiction.  The aim of the meeting was to collaborate in order to help Seychelles achieve its targets and ... | read |
Le président Michel adresse ses félicitations au Président de la Tunisie et ses condoléances aux Présidents du Burundi et de l’Algérie


Le Président James Michel a adressé cette semaine divers messages à ses homologues de la Tunisie, du Burundi et de l’Algérie, le pays des deux derniers ayant été frappé par des catastrophes qui ont fait ... | read |
HIgh Commissioner Lloyd appointed Permanent Representative to International Maritime Organisation


Her Excellency. Marie Pierre Lloyd,has been appointed Permanent Representative of the Republic of Seychelles to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The IMO is a United Nations specialised agency tasked with the responsibility in assuring ... | read |
Special Rapporteur concludes visit to Seychelles


The Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, Ms Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, concluded her mission to Seychelles on the 31st of January with a Press Statement to the media. During her mission, ... | read |
The Republic of Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with the State of GuernseyThe Republic of Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with the State of Guernsey


On Monday 27th January 2014, the Republic of Seychelles and the State of Guernsey signed an Agreement for the avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income. The ... | read |
Seychelles wishes People's Republic of China a Happy New Year of the Horse


On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President James Michel extended his warmest and most sincere wishes for peace, prosperity and good health to the People’s Republic of China and H.E. Xi ... | read |