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

President Faure Sends Message of Condolence to President of Ethiopia on the Passing of Former President

Mr. Wolde-Giorgis was the second president of Ethiopia and served for 12 years from 2001 to 2013

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde, on the passing of former President, Girma Wolde-Giorgis. In his message, President Faure said, “It is with profound sadness and deep sorrow that we learned of the recent demise of H.E. Girma Wolde-Giorgis. In…

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Joint Press Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Japan and Seychelles

The two Ministers expressed their commitment to enhancing cooperation to maintain and strengthen a free and open maritime order based on the rule of law

H.E. Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Vincent Meriton, Vice President and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, held a meeting and discussed a wide range of issues, on the occasion of Vice President Meriton’s visit to Japan from December 1…

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Seychelles High Commissioner Presents Credentials to President of Malta

The High Commissioner assured the President that Seychelles is poised to escalate its cooperation with Malta in various sectors and that during his tenure he will endeavour to work towards that end

The new non-resident Seychelles High Commissioner to the Republic of Malta, Mr. Derick Ally presented his credentials to President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca in a ceremony at The Palace in Valletta, Malta on Tuesday 04 December 2018. During his audience with President Preca, High Commissioner Ally briefed the President on the…

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EU-Seychelles Political Dialogue Concludes with Site Visits and Inauguration of Shelter

The Political Dialogue itself took place on Thursday and served as a platform for both Seychelles and the EU to share information and foster mutual understanding

The focal point of the three-day working visit of the European Union (EU) delegation to Seychelles was the Sixth Political Dialogue that was held at the Eden Bleu Hotel yesterday where representatives from fifteen EU countries, led by Ambassador Marjaana Sall, met with Vice-President Vincent Meriton, who was accompanied by…

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Seychelles Ambassador Nominated to the Board of the World’s Largest Climate Fund

Ambassador Jumeau was nominated by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to serve a two-year term from 2019 to 2021

Seychelles’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, has been nominated to represent Small Island Developing States on the board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world’s largest international climate fund. The most recent meeting of the GCF board in Bahrain earlier this month…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…