Foreign Affairs

Bruno Rodriguez Highlights Cuba-Africa Links

Escambray - Sancti Spíritus, Cuba. - Fri, 29 November 2013

In comments made in Pretoria, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla highlighted his country’s longstanding friendly links with Africa, forged in a history of struggle for common ideals. Rodriguez’s stay in that city is part of a tour that also includes Ethiopia, the Seychelles Islands, Harare, Zimbabwe and Angola. ...more

President of Seychelles Holds Talks with Cuban Foreign Minister

Radio Cadena Agramonte - Thu, 28 November 2013

Havana,Nov 28.- The president of Seychelles James Michel stressed the contribution of Cuba to his country's health system, while meeting in the capital Victoria with Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez, who is on an official visit to that nation. According to PL news agency, a Cuban cooperation brigade made up of 38 doctors and health and sports technicians is currently offering their services in that country. ...more

Vietnamese PM meets with Seychelles president in Hanoi

Xinhua - Sat, 23 November 2013

HANOI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam will create all possible conditions for Seychelles businesses to invest in the country, thus fostering trade between the two countries, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Thursday. He made the statement when meeting Seychelles President James Alix Michel on Thursday during the latter's visit to Vietnam, state-run Vietnam News Agency reported. ...more

President opens Commonwealth speakers’ forum

CPA Africa Region - Wed, 02 October 2013

President James Michel yesterday welcomed Commonwealth speakers of parliaments and presiding officers from the Africa region attending their 14th conference being hosted by the National Assembly here. President Michel declared open the conference during a colourful and vibrant ceremony held at the International Conference Centre (ICCS) and attended by Vice-President Danny Faure, ministers, members of the diplomatic corps, MNAs and other distinguished guests. ...more

Seychelles President gets Excellence Award

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) - Wed, 25 September 2013

Seychelles President James Michel has been conferred the ‘African Development Excellence Award’. This took place during the African Investment and Development Awards ceremony held in New York to coincide with the holding of the United Nations General Assembly. The award, presented on September 25, was accepted by Vice-President Danny Faure on behalf of President Michel and the people of Seychelles. The award was presented by Dr Ken Giami, the chief executive of African Leadership Magazine and founder of the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development, a non-governmental organisation with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc). ...more

Vietnam – Seychelles: Strengthening Multifaceted Cooperation

Vietnam Pictorial - Thu, 12 September 2013

The official visit to Vietnam by President of the Republic of Seychelles James Alix Michel on August 28-29, 2013 marked a new development in the bilateral relations with specific achievements of cooperation in the fields of political-diplomacy, trade, aviation and tourism. During the visit, President James Alix Michel talked with State President Truong Tan Sang, met with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. ...more

Vietnam, Seychelles Sign Agreements – Prensa Latina

AFRICAHOT - Fri, 30 August 2013

29 de agosto de 2013, 12:00Hanoi, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Seychelles President James Alix Michel concludes today an official visit to Vietnam after signing bilateral accords on diplomacy, tourism, and trade, as outstanding results. Together with his host peer, Truong Tan Sang, with whom held talks, Alix Michel attended the signing of the respective documents with which both countries aspire to give greater impetus to the cooperation ties. ...more