Press release

Accreditation of New Seychelles Ambassador to Japan

July 13, 2018

Seychelles resident Ambassador in Beijing, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty Emperor Akihito in a ceremony held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on 5th July 2018.

During her accreditation visit to Japan, Ambassador Fock Tave thanked the Japanese government for its assistance, especially for maritime security, disaster management, the fisheries, education and tourism sectors in which Japan and Seychelles have had positive collaborations.

The Seychelles newly accredited Ambassador to Japan also pointed out that the two countries should explore the possibilities of enhancing its relations in other areas of cooperation which will further benefit the peoples of Seychelles and Japan.

Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in June 1976, Japan has been an important international partner in the socio-economic development of Seychelles and has contributed to around SR 190 million in the development of the fisheries sector.

For the accreditation visit, Ambassador Fock Tave was accompanied by Mr. Alex Henderson, Second Secretary at the Embassy of Seychelles in Beijing and Mr. Jean-Luc Lai-Lam, the Seychelles Tourism Board Director for China and Japan, based at the Seychelles Embassy in Beijing.