Press release

Minister Radegonde meets Seychellois students in Hungary

July 3, 2021

Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Sylvestre Radegonde met with a group of Seychellois students studying in Hungary, on the second leg of his 3-nation tour of Central Europe.

Minister Radegonde met with four of the six Seychellois students studying medicine at the prestigious University of Szeged on Saturday 3rd July on the second day of his trip to Hungary. The Foreign Minister met with Paul Gedeon, Rizvi Maarej, Sidharth Jawahar and Hamath Dorby, who are all doing their degree in medicine. Maarej graduated the day before and will be returning to Seychelles soon. Two other students, Chloe Edmond and Shweta Jothi, are also enrolled in medical studies at the Szeged University but are for the time being studying online from Seychelles.

The students shared their experience of studying in Szeged with the Minister who noted his satisfaction to hear from them that they are enjoying their stay in that third largest city of Hungary and that they were not experiencing any problem.

Minister Radegonde was accompanied during his trip to this city, situated some 150 kilometres from Budapest, by Mr Ralph Agrippine, the Chargé d’affaires a.i. at the Seychelles embassy in France and Laszlo Kiss, the Honorary Consul of Seychelles in Hungary. Minister who arrived in Budapest, Hungary on Friday from Vienna , Austria where he was part of President Wavel Ramkalawan’s delegation to the 5th edition of the Austria World Summit, leaves Budapest on Monday for Zagreb, Croatia on the last leg of his tour of Central Europe.