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2015-06-29 Palauan President Arrives in Seychelles As Guest of Honour for National Day Celebrations
[Government of Seychelles] President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, arrived in Seychelles on Sunday afternoon and will be guest of honour at the Seychelles National Day celebrations on the 29th of June, marking 39 years of Seychelles' Independence.

2015-06-29 Seychelles On the Move - Third Edition of National Show Attracts Growing Number of Exhibitors
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The three-day National Show exhibition, one of highlights of this year's National Day celebrations, opened on Saturday morning showcasing the increasing range of goods and services available locally.

2015-06-29 International Participation in Country's National Day Parade Promises Spectacular Displays
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Four countries are expected to take part in this year's National Day parade on Monday, June 29 in the Seychelles, namely India, Australia, France and Mauritius.

2015-06-29 President Michel Condemns Acts of Terror and Send Condolences to Kuwait Following Suicide Bombing
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel has sent a message of condolence to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad AI Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles following the suicide bombing outside of Mosque in Kuwait City, claiming many innocent lives.

2015-06-29 'Leave the House As If You're Going to the Oscars', Advises Kankan Designer Karine Dupouy
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A darling of the growing Seychellois fashion scene and focus of CNN's latest 'African Voices', Karine Dupouy studied at the renowned Central Saint Martins in London, whose alumni boasts the likes of John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney. As part of her five-year program, she obtained placements with Franck Sabier's Paris haute-couture house and the famous Italian textile suppliers, Ratti. The name of Dupouy's brand, Kankan, means 'spread the word' in Creole. Word is certainly spreading

2015-06-29 President of Palau in the Country As National Day Guest of Honour
[Seychelles News Agency] Pointe Larue -Seychelles is seeking to strengthen ties with yet another island nation following the arrival on Sunday of the President of Palau to the Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands.

2015-06-29 National Show 2015 - Country Is Moving Forward in Peace, Stability and the Economic Empowerment
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel attended the opening of the third edition of the National Show which showcases what public and private companies have to offer, the best of Seychelles' products and services, as well as a Boat Show at Eden Island.

2015-06-29 Health Officials Urge Stronger Action in the Fight Against Obesity-Related Diseases
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Health authorities have called for stronger measures to be put in place to tackle diseases related to the obesity epidemic in Seychelles, including heart disease, hypertension and diabetes.

2015-06-29 Seychelles President James Michel Condemns Terror Attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The president of the Seychelles archipelago, James Michel, has sent his condolences to the people and governments of Tunisia and Kuwait following the deadly terror attacks which claimed the lives of at least 64 people this week.

2015-06-29 President Michel Opens 'Leve Debrouye' Micro-Enterprise Complex
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel opened the new 'Leve Debrouye' Micro-Enterprise Complex at Providence Industrial Estate yesterday.

2015-06-29 President Michel Officially Inaugurates First Phase of New Hotel and Tourism Academy
[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel unveiled the plaque to officially inaugurate the buildings of the first phase of the new Hotel and Tourism Academy at La Misere, yesterday.

2015-06-29 Murder of Indonesian Crew Member Reported Aboard Seychelles-Flagged Tuna Vessel
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Police in Seychelles have reported a murder which occurred aboard a tuna fishing vessel operating in Seychelles waters.

2015-06-29 Making 'Steady Progress' Towards OECD Compliance - Seychelles Responds to EU 'Tax Haven' Listing
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Seychelles' Finance Minister says his ministry remains committed and on track towards complying with the widely-recognised Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s regulations on the sharing of tax information.

2015-06-26 Revenue Specialist Announced As New Air Seychelles CEO
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Air Seychelles has announced the imminent departure of its current Chief Executive Officer, Manoj Papa, and the consequent appointment of his successor, Roy Kinnear, effective from July 1.

2015-06-26 Civil Aviation Authority in Discussions With ADAC for Airport Upgrade Project
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The minister responsible for transport in Seychelles, Joel Morgan, has said that Seychelles airport authorities are in discussions with Abu Dhabi airport authorities in the United Arab Emirates for an airport upgrade project, where a final decision has not been taken yet by the Seychelles government.

2015-06-26 Palau President in Seychelles As Guest of Honour for National Day Celebration
[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, will be arriving in Seychelles this Sunday for an official visit. He will be the guest of honour at the Seychelles National Day celebrations on the 29th of June.

2015-06-25 Celebrating the New National Day - Central Bank Unveils Commemorative Coin
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -A new silver commemorative coin was unveiled on Wednesday by the Central Bank of Seychelles to mark the first year that the Seychelles' Independence Day will be celebrated on the same day as the National Day, on Monday, June 29.

2015-06-25 UNEP Executive Director Wraps Up Successful Visit to Seychelles
[UNEP] The West Indian Ocean has the power to drive the economies of the region, but we must be vigilant. Regional countries can ensure the WIO is a viable resource for decades to come with a Blue Economy approach. - Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director

2015-06-25 President Michel Meets With the Executive Director of the African Development Bank
[Government of Seychelles] The Executive Director of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Mulu Ketsela, paid a courtesey call on President James Michel at State House today.

2015-06-25 UNEP Strongly Supports Country' Blue Economy, Says Executive Director
[Government of Seychelles] The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr. Achim Steiner paid a courtesy call on President James Michel at State House this morning. He was accompanied by the Executive Secretary for the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Convention, Professor Rolph Payet and Press Secretary to the Executive Director UN Environment Programme, Mr. Adam Hodge.

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