Press release

Message of condolence from the Commonwealth

March 7, 2019

The Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, H.E. Patricia Scotland has personally written a message in the Book of Condolence at the High Commission of Seychelles in London on the passing of the former President of Seychelles, Mr. France Albert René.

“The Commonwealth mourns with Seychelles at the passing of a leader whose contribution to his country’s commendable economic development is without question.

As Head of Government from 1977 to 2014, his contribution and commitment to the Commonwealth was equally admirable”.

The Secretary General further extended her deepest condolences to his family, loved ones and the people of Seychelles.