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

Seychellois Citizen Kidnapped in South Africa Returns Safely

Authorities were alerted to the 33-year old woman’s abduction after she called her parents to inform them that she was being held for a ransom of 100,000 rands

A Seychellois citizen has been safely returned to her family on Tuesday after being held captive by kidnappers for three days in South Africa. Her release was secured by the South African Police Services (SAPS) in an operation coordinated by the Gauteng Hostage and Crisis Negotiators centre with assistance from Interpol,…

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

State Visit of President Sirisena of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, 8th to 10th October 2018

The visit continues today with the planting of an endemic plant by President Sirisena at the Botanical Garden, followed by a brief tour of the Seychelles Maritime Academy

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena arrived yesterday on his first State visit, accompanied by a high level delegation which consisted of the Sri Lankan Minister for Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development & Vocational Training and Kandyan Heritage, Hon. Laskshman Senewiratne, M.P,…

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

President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena on Official Visit to Seychelles next week

President Sirisena will be here on an invitation extended to him by President Danny Faure in March last year, during President Faure’s working visit to Sri Lanka

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in Seychelles next week (8th to 10th October, 2018) on his first State Visit. He will be accompanied by his wife and a high level delegation. President Sirisena will be here on an invitation…

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

Seychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation Agreement

Seychelles needs to sign an Administrative Cooperation Agreement (ACA) with Curacao in accordance with our trade agreement (namely the Interim Partnership Agreement of IEPA) with the EU

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, and Principal Secretary of Trade, Ms. Cillia Mangroo, concluded a two-day official mission in Curacao geared specifically towards concluding an Administrative Cooperation Agreement between the customs authorities of both countries. Seychelles needs to sign an Administrative Cooperation Agreement (ACA) with Curacao…

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

High Commissioner Marie-Antoinette Rose-Quatre accredited to Botswana

High Commissioner Rose-Quatre seized the opportunity to engage with 12 Seychellois students currently pursuing their studies at the University of Botswana

On 21st August 2018, High Commissioner Marie-Antoinette Rose-Quatre, presented her letters of accreditation to H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana at the Office of the President in Gaborone, Botswana. High Commissioner Rose-Quatre will be based in Pretoria, South Africa. During the accreditation ceremony, High Commissioner Rose-Quatre,…

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

President Danny Faure’s Statement at the 20th COMESA Summit, Lusaka, 18th – 19th July 2018

Boosting the region’s maritime infrastructure and security

President Danny Faure has called for the Regional Economic Community to elevate its levels of engagement with regards to maritime infrastructure and maritime security. “Effecting real regional integration can be deemed a futile exercise, the longer we rely on third party shipping lines to transport goods between our countries, whilst…

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

Resignation of Mr. Gaetan Barallon as Honorary Consul General of Seychelles in Australia

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the public and its partners that Mr. Gaetan Barallon has tendered his resignation as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Seychelles in Australia. Mr. Barallon’s resignation took effect on 1st May 2018. Mr. Barallon was appointed as Honorary Consul on…

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

Seychelles Government Participates at the 20th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Summit of Heads of State and Government

The Seychelles government is participating at the 20th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Authority that is taking place from the 9th to 19th July 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia. Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State and Executive Head of the…