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President Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime MinisterPresident Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime Minister

27.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Kevin Rudd. In a congratulatory letter sent, President Michel conveyed the support of the Government and People of ... | read |
Australia Joins RAPPIC and Signs with Seychelles on Cooperation to Prosecute Suspected Pirates

26.06.2013

Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport PRESS RELEASE 26th June 2013   AUSTRALIA JOINS RAPPICC AND SIGNS WITH SEYCHELLES ON COOPERATION TO PROSECUTE SUSPECTED PIRATES In the presence of the Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. ... | read |
Historic Visa Waiver with China Comes into Force Today

26.06.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the public that as of today, 26th June, Seychellois passport holders who are travelling to China for leisure will no longer require a visa. The Seychelles Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation to Participate in UN-Led Somali Counter Piracy Events

26.06.2013

Following pledges made by the Seychelles Government to be actively involved in peace building initiatives on the ground in Somalia, a delegation of technical experts has been sent to participate in the United Nations Assistance ... | read |
Human Trafficking Committee Refutes US State Department Report

25.06.2013

The Seychelles Committee on Trafficking in Persons have today issued a statement in response to the US State Department's 2013 Report on Trafficking in Persons in which Seychelles is featured and which was rejected by ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Well Wishes to the Departing and Newly Appointed Amir of Qatar

25.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere appreciation to HH. Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Former Amir of the State of Qatar, following the handing over of the role of Amir to the Heir ... | read |
State Visit of Sri Lankan President to Seychelles

25.06.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the great pleasure of announcing the State Visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. At the invitation of President James Michel, President ... | read |
SEYCHELLES ACCESSION TO UN TREATY TO COMBAT ILLEGAL FISHING ACTIVITIES (PORT STATE MEASURES AGREEMENT)

24.06.2013

Ministry of Natural Resources & Industry (MNRI) PRESS RELEASE 24.06.2013 SEYCHELLES ACCESSION TO UN TREATY TO COMBAT ILLEGAL FISHING ACTIVITIES (PORT STATE MEASURES AGREEMENT) The instrument of accession to the UN treaty to ... | read |
Minister Peter Sinon attends 'SADC Ministers of Agriculture & Natural Resource Meeting' in Maputo - Mozambique

24.06.2013

  MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND INDUSTRY PRESS RELEASE 24.06.2013 Minister Peter Sinon attends 'SADC Ministers of Agriculture & Natural Resource Meeting' in Maputo - Mozambique   Scheduled to meet once every two ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences Following Devastating Flooding in IndiaSeychelles Extends Condolences Following Devastating Flooding in India

21.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the People and Government of India following the deadly flooding that has occurred. In a letter sent to President Pranab Mukherjee, President Michel expressed his sympathies ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Condolences to UN Staff in Somalia Following AttackSeychelles Extends Condolences to UN Staff in Somalia Following Attack

20.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to Secretary General of the United Nations following a tragic attack on the UN compound in Somalia on Wednesday 19th June. In a letter of sympathy sent, ... | read |
Seychelles and Canada to continue working together on the world stageSeychelles and Canada to continue working together on the world stage

20.06.2013

Ties between Seychelles and Canada is set to be further strengthened following the accreditation of Marie-Louise Potter as Seychelles’ 6th non-resident High Commissioner to Canada. High Commissioner Potter presented her letters of accreditation to the ... | read |
Seychelles Rejects Trafficking in Persons Report

19.06.2013

The Seychelles Government has taken note of the new US State Department Trafficking in Persons report 2013 and continues to question the methodology used in compiling the situational analysis at country level. It is regrettable ... | read |
Farewell Call by EU Ambassador to SeychellesFarewell Call by EU Ambassador to Seychelles

19.06.2013

The European Union Ambassador to Seychelles, Alessandro Mariani, has paid a farewell call on President James Michel at State House this morning following a four year tenure, based in Mauritius. President James Michel thanked Ambassador ... | read |
Seychelles backs SADC decision for the continuation of SADC-led mediation process in Madagascar

19.06.2013

The Seychelles government has supported the decision of the SADC Extraordinary Summit meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, on the 15th June 2013 to endorsed the decision for the SADC mediators to continue to engage the Malagasy ... | read |
New Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to BotswanaNew Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to Botswana

17.06.2013

‘The relations between Seychelles and Botswana, two middle-income countries whose leaders share similar views in advancing and promoting common values, principles and aspirations, are bound to be intensified in the coming years,” said Ambassador ... | read |
AUC Chairperson Commends Seychelles' Social Progress and Environmental ConservationAUC Chairperson Commends Seychelles' Social Progress and Environmental Conservation

13.06.2013

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has congratulated Seychelles for its very high level of human development as well as its achievements in environmental conservation, which she said should be an ... | read |
Seychelles Welcomes AU Commission Chairperson

13.06.2013

The Government of Seychelles has today welcomed Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Seychelles for a three-day official visit as a special guest of the National Day celebrations. Dr. Dlamini-Zuma ... | read |
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Conducts Executive Development Program on International Business

11.06.2013

Seychelles is hosting a five day Executive Development Program on International Business being organized by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The programme has materialized as a result of the strong cooperation that exists ... | read |
The European Investment Bank Hails Seychelles as Success StoryThe European Investment Bank Hails Seychelles as Success Story

11.06.2013

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has hailed Seychelles as a success story during a ministerial meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Council in Brussels last week, from the 3rd-7th June. The EIB cited the submarine fibre ... | read |