Press release


August 10, 2009

President James Michel has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Triboldi family upon the passing away of Ambassador Graziano Triboldi yesterday in Rome, Italy.  President Michel has also said that his passing marked a great sorrow for all the people of Seychelles- his adopted country.

In a letter to the Triboldi family President Michel said that he appreciated Mr Triboldi’s simplicity, discretion and sense of duty.

“I will keep fond memories of Graziano Triboldi. I valued his qualities as a man of commitment and good will, which inspired my confidence and esteem, as well as the respect and admiration of all those who worked with him, “ said President Michel.

Ambassdor Triboldi was appointed Seychelles’ Ambassador in 2006. In December 2008 he was accredited as Seychelles Ambassador to the Holy See. He was also previously the Seychelles Honorary Consul in Genoa Italy from 2002.  He has also been involved in many acts of philanthropy in Seychelles over the years.

President Michel wished Ambassador Triboldi’s widow and children much courage during their painful time of mourning.