Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan sends a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of Kenya

President Ramkalawan concluded his message by reflecting on the strong bilateral ties that exist between Kenya and Seychelles

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan sent a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Mr. William Ruto. President Ramkalawan’s message reads as follows: “I am pleased to convey, on behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles sends a message of condolences to the Arab Republic of Egypt

The People of the Republic of Seychelles express heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan, has expressed his sincere condolences to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Abdul Fattah El Sisi following the recent fire at the Abu Seifein Coptic Church in the city of Giza, Greater Cairo this Sunday 14 August…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles participates in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers Meeting in Kinshasa

The meeting reflected on critical issues related to the progression of the integration agenda and aspirations of the region in view of the current global uncertainties

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) gathered in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on 13th-14th August 2022 for the Council of Ministers meeting. The meeting reflected on critical issues related to the progression of the integration agenda and aspirations of the region in view of the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

High Commissioner Claude Morel Leads the Eastern Africa Standby Force - Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) in Nairobi

The EASF-EOM remains guided by the AU African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance of 2012

The work of the Eastern Africa Standby Force - Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) for the general elections kick-started today, in the Republic of Kenya. Mr. Claude Morel, Seychelles’ High Commissioner based in Pretoria is the Head of Mission of the EOM. High Commissioner Morel and his delegation are scheduled to observe…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles to lead Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Election Observer Mission in Kenya

The EASF-EOM will be based in Nairobi and the mission will consist of twenty observers from ten countries of the eastern region including Seychelles

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) announces the deployment of its election observation mission (EOM) for the general elections in the Republic of Kenya. H.E. Ambassador Claude Morel has been appointed as the Head of Mission. The Eastern Africa Standby Force Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) will be based in Nairobi…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs receives Chinese Special Representative on African Affairs

The diplomats discussed areas of mutual interest, especially on the excellent bilateral relationship and people-to-people ties that Seychelles and China have shared throughout the years

The Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Vivianne Fock Tave, received Ambassador XU Jinghu, the Special Representative of the Chinese Government on African Affairs, on Monday 2nd August 2022, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Ambassador XU Jinghu and her delegation are currently on a regional tour and were accompanied by the Ambassador…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: The High Commissioner of South Africa pays a courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

The two sides seized the opportunity to reaffirm the excellent ties of cooperation between the two countries

H.E Dr Hlamalani Nelly Manzini, South African High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles, has paid a courtesy call on Minister Sylvestre Radegonde today at Maison Queau de Quinssy. During the meeting, the two sides seized the opportunity to reaffirm the excellent ties of cooperation between the two countries, dating back to 1993.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: Government’s Reaction to the Interview of the Ukraine Foreign Affairs Minister on Food Security

The Seychelles Government is of the view that food security should not be a gambling tool as a result of conflicts

Following the special online briefing on 23rd June 2022 by Mr. Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, with African journalists on how the Russian invasion has impacted food security on the African continent and his call for African states to exert pressure on Russia to allow a safe sea…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: Captain Khurana pays a courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

The INS KOLKATA would also be conducting a Joint EEZ Surveillance exercise following the National Day ceremony with the Seychelles Coast Guard and Air Force

Today, Captain Manmeet Singh Kurana, Commanding Officer of the INS KOLKATA, paid a courtesy call on Minister Sylvestre Radegonde at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Captain Khurana and his crew will be participating in the National Parade this Wednesday, 29th June 2022. During the meeting, Captain Khurana thanked the Minister for…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: Australian High Commissioner pays farewell call on Minister Radegonde

The High Commissioner expressed her gratitude to the Minister and staff of the Foreign Affairs Department for their dedication and hard work

On Monday 20 June 2022, the Australian High Commissioner for Seychelles, Dr Kate O’Shaughnessy, paid a final courtesy call on Minister Sylvestre Radegonde to mark the end of her tenure. She was accredited as High Commissioner of Australia to the Republic of Seychelles in October 2021. During the meeting, the…