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Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Resident WHO Liaison officer pays courtesy visit to Foreign Secretary

As the fourth WHO Liaison Officer to Seychelles, Dr. Aulakh commended Seychelles for its successes in the Health sector and envisaged a fruitful collaboration, to especially address the different challenges

Dr. Bhupinder Aulakh, the new WHO (World Health Organisation) Liaison Officer, paid a Courtesy Call on the Seychelles’ Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Claude Morel, today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. Aulakh, replaces, Dr. Humphrey Cyprian Karamagi, who was the Acting WHO Liaison Officer, since October 2015. After welcoming Dr. Aulakh…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles President sends message of condolence following Palm Sunday terror attacks in Coptic churches in Egypt

Ob behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to his Egyptian counterpart, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt following the coordinate terror attacks in the Coptic churches in the cities of Alexandria…

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Seychelles and Kenya Further Consolidate Ties on State Visit

President Danny Faure and the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, identified and agreed on the priority areas in which to deepen cooperation during bilateral talks held at State House, Nairobi, this morning

Seychelles and Kenya are set to strengthen regional partnership and cooperation in mutually important areas such as the fight against narcotics, tourism, trade, maritime security and the Blue Economy. President Danny Faure and the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, identified and agreed on the priority…

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President Faure condemns Terror Attack in Saint Petersburg and sends message of condolence to Russia

President Faure reiterated that Seychelles condemns acts of terrorism and it was his hope that those responsible for this heinous crime would swiftly be brought to justice

In the wake of the deadly terror attack in a Saint Petersburg metro station claiming ten lives and injuring many others, President Danny Faure has sent a message of solidarity and condolence to the President of the Russian Federation, H.E. Vladimir Putin and to the people of Russia on behalf of the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Faure send message of condolence to Colombian counterpart following devastating landslides in Colombia

In his message President Faure said that the thoughts and prayers of the people of Seychelles are with the families of the victims who have tragically lost their lives

Following the devastating landslides which have claimed over 200 lives and injuring many others in the South Western region of the Republic of Colombia, notably in the city of Mocoa, President Danny Faure has on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles expressed heartfelt sympathies and…

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Public Consultation on ‘Seychelles Human Rights Commission’ Bill

Members of the public are invited to attend a public meeting at Baie Ste Anne Praslin Community Centre on Saturday 8th of April at 3.00pm and on Mahé on Monday 10th of April at CEPS Conference room Orion mall at 4.00pm

In view of strengthening the framework for the respect and guarantee of human rights in Seychelles, there is currently a White Paper process underway on the ‘Seychelles Human Rights Commission Bill’, which seeks to establish a new institution to replace the present National Human Rights Commission.  In view of the…

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Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to India

The newly appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to the Republic of India, Mr. Philippe Le Gall, presented his credentials to President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at an official ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhawan

The newly appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to the Republic of India, Mr. Philippe Le Gall, presented his credentials to President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at an official ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhawan yesterday, March 29th.  During the audience, President Mukherjee warmly welcomed the Seychelles New High Commissioner…

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Rwandan High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles

President Faure congratulated High Commissioner Kayihura on his appointment and wished him the very best for his tenure in office

The new High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda to Seychelles, H.E. Mr Eugene Kayihura, presented his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. President Faure congratulated High Commissioner Kayihura on his appointment and wished him the very best for his tenure in office. He said that…

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President Faure sends message of condolence to the United Kingdom following vicious act terror

In his message, President Faure also commended the effective manner in which the police force and the emergency response agencies dealt with incident, maintaining calm amidst the chaos and urgency imposed by the callous attack

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles following the act terror perpetrated in London, United Kingdom claiming lives and injuring many others.  President Faure said that the Government of the Republic of Seychelles unreservedly…

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Rotations and Appointments of Ambassadors of Seychelles

In order to maximize benefits to Seychelles, all of the Nation’s Ambassadors will be concurrently accredited to a small number of targeted jurisdictions in their proximity, defined by the importance of the multifaceted relations with Seychelles

In line with President Danny Faure’s vision of providing an efficient and professional diplomatic service for the benefit of the people of Seychelles, a rotation plan as well as new appointments of the Heads of Seychelles' missions abroad have been undertaken. The appointments are as follows: Ambassador Ronny Jumeau will…