Press release

Honorary Consulate of Seychelles in Ghana Celebrates National Day

July 6, 2020

On June 29th 2020, the Seychelles Consulate in Ghana conducted a commemorative event to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the declaration of Seychelles Independence.

The Honorary Consulate hosted an evening reception at their office located in Osu with members of the diplomatic corps, Seychelles government officials, citizens and special invited guests.

The Honorary Consul, Mr. Kwame N. Acquah delivered an inspiring Independence Day message. The Honorary Consul also recognized citizens of Seychelles working globally as modern-day heroes and their contribution to the rapid economic development of the Seychelles. He highlighted Seychelles’ performance as one of the fastest-growing economies in the world in recent years.

He thanked the audience for gracing the evening’s event and spoke of the deep similarities that the Seychelles and Ghana shared, both in terms of cultural heritage and in their respective revolutions and struggles for independence.

He then acknowledged the presence of the Honorary Consuls Corps of Ghana (HCCGH) members, and thanked them on behalf of the people of Seychelles for the support provided to the Consulate.

The Honorary Consul proudly introduced the World Bank Director of Ghana, Mr. Pierre Laporte, who hails from Seychelles. Mr. Laporte’s presence at the event was greatly acknowledged.

The Consulate staff, along with members of the Seychelles community in Ghana, enjoyed a night of traditional food and music to the delight of the invited guests.

(Press Release from the Honorary Consulate of Seychelles in Ghana)