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Operational Commander of EU NAVFOR on Official Visit in SeychellesOperational Commander of EU NAVFOR on Official Visit in Seychelles

03.12.2013

Operational Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, is currently in Seychelles on an official visit, where he will meet with key stakeholders and government actors involved in the fight against piracy. ... | read |
Message by Mr. James Michel, President of the Republic of Seychelles, on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

03.12.2013

On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, allow me on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, to renew our unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian people in their ... | read |
Déclaration du Ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, sur la situation en République Centrafricaine

02.12.2013

Le gouvernement de la République des Seychelles suit avec beaucoup d’attention l’évolution de la situation en République Centrafricaine. Le gouvernement des Seychelles demeure préoccupé par la détérioration progressive de la situation qui y prévaut. Le ... | read |
Esbern Snare hands over suspected pirates to the Seychelles

02.12.2013

The kingdom of Denmark has reached an agreement with the Republic of Seychelles that the nine suspected pirates who had been detained on ‘Esbern Snare’ since 10 November 2013 can be transferred to the Seychelles ... | read |
Government of Oman supports National Disaster Relief FundGovernment of Oman supports National Disaster Relief Fund

29.11.2013

The National Disaster Relief Fund received a donation yesterday of US$1million that will go towards the financial assistance in helping those affected by the torrential rain and flooding disaster caused by Felleng cyclone at the ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Undertakes Humanitarian Mission in MaliSeychelles Ambassador Undertakes Humanitarian Mission in Mali

29.11.2013

The Seychelles Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Joseph Nourrice, has led a humanitarian Mission to Mali, on behalf of the African Union. The Mission, which took place from the 10th to 16th November, ... | read |
Seychelles congratulates Dubai on Successful World-Expo bid

28.11.2013

In a message addressed to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, President, James Michel has conveyed warmest congratulations to Dubai and its people ... | read |
Minister for Foreign Affairs holds discussion with Cuban counterpartMinister for Foreign Affairs holds discussion with Cuban counterpart

28.11.2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam met with, His Excellency Bruno Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba at Maison Queau de Quincy yesterday. H.E. M.r Parilla was in Seychelles ... | read |
Seychelles and Indonesia share a vision to develop Blue economy concept and to create opportunities for SMEs across borders

24.11.2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, has had wide-ranging discussions with his counterpart, H.E Mr. Marty Negatalawa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia over the week-end, where the ministers have highlighted ... | read |
Secretary of State holds talks with Japanese Foreign MinistrySecretary of State holds talks with Japanese Foreign Ministry

23.11.2013

Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Hirotaka Ishihara met with Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State, of the Republic of Seychelles, who is on a working visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese Foreign ... | read |
Vice President holds talks with Directorate of Kuwait Fund

22.11.2013

Vice President Danny Faure visited the Headquarters of the Kuwait Fund in Kuwait City on 21st November, in the margins of the 3rd Arab- African Summit. He held discussions with the Directorate of the Kuwait ... | read |
Seychelles signs intent to join mutual tax assistance conventionSeychelles signs intent to join mutual tax assistance convention

22.11.2013

The Government of Seychelles is in the process of becoming party to the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, today signed a letter of ... | read |
Seychelles defends its record at OECD Jakarta World ForumSeychelles defends its record at OECD Jakarta World Forum

21.11.2013

The Seychelles has emphasised its commitment to good practices and transparency in relation to tax information exchange while also championing the concerns of smaller jurisdictions in the review process and expressing its regret at some ... | read |
Seychelles receives grant from People’s Republic of China to build schoolSeychelles receives grant from People’s Republic of China to build school

20.11.2013

The People’s Republic of China and the Government of Seychelles have initialed an agreement, whereby Seychelles will receive a grant to build a primary school and crèche in Glacis. Construction of the school is to ... | read |
Vice President Faure at the 3rd Africa-Arab Summit

18.11.2013

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure has travelled to the State of Kuwait to represent the Head of State, Mr. James Michel at the 3rd Africa-Arab Summit to be held ... | read |
Seychelles congratulates Maldives on newly-elected President

17.11.2013

On behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, President James Alix Michel has expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the newly elected President of the Maldives, Abdullah Yameen. In his message President Michel stated that ... | read |
Prince of Wales Commends Seychelles Environmental RecordPrince of Wales Commends Seychelles Environmental Record

15.11.2013

President James Michel attended the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo today. It was opened by His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales on behalf of the Head ... | read |
Negotiations for a Fisheries Access Agreement concluded with EU concerning Mayotte

15.11.2013

Delegations from the European Union (EU) and the Seychelles have successfully initialled today in Victoria, Seychelles, a Fishery Access Agreement that will allow Seychelles flagged vessels to continue fishing operations in the waters of Mayotte, ... | read |
Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives 'Political Advisors Handbook'Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives 'Political Advisors Handbook'

15.11.2013

Mr Fredrik Wesslau, is a foreign policy expert specialising in conflict resolution and crisis management currently working for EUCAP NESTOR as a political advisor. He has handed over 50 copies of his latest publication, ‘Political ... | read |
President Michel to attend CHOGM

14.11.2013

President James Michel travels to Sri Lanka this week to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which will be opened by the His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales. In Colombo, President Michel will ... | read |