Press release

Accreditation of H.E. Antonio de Souza e Silva, Ambassador of Brazil

September 16, 2008

The Ambassador also had meetings with Ministers and Officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Education and National Development.

An Education Agreement between Seychelles and Brazil was signed followed by discussions.

Both parties have agreed to start with small projects.

The Ambassador congratulated Seychelles on its successful implementation of sound tourism policies.

Due to Brazil’s difficulties in this sector, he is seeking the assistance of the Government of Seychelles to this effect.

Brazil is very keen to open a Consulate in Seychelles.

The Ministry will assist with identifying some appropriate candidates.