President James Michel has left Seychelles for Hanoi to undertake a state visit at the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Truong Tan Sang.

 

This visit is expected to further strengthen relations between the two countries and is the first official visit of President Michel to Vietnam. Discussions are expected to focus on fisheries, agriculture, tourism, financial services, air services as well as opportunities to enhance trade and investment between the two countries.

The Presidential delegation comprises Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development, and Senior Government officials as well as representatives of the private sector.

 

General

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People

Two Seychellois chosen among almost 30,000 applicants for second Washington fellowship for young African leaders
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  An opportunity to be equipped with more leadership skills as they take on more challenges in their respective professions – that is what the...

Sports

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Tourism

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History

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Culture

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Environment

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Finance

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