Press release

Newly accredited Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain pays courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

June 8, 2021

Minister Radegonde welcomed and congratulated the newly accredited Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain, H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy.  

Minister Radegonde started off by assuring H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa of the readiness of the Seychelles Government to work with the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain in order to push the relationship to new heights. “I want to reiterate the closeness of our relationship between our two countries, not only as fellow island states but also as brother countries,” expressed Minister Radegonde.

The Ambassador and Minister Radegonde also discussed potential new fields of cooperation such as Tourism whereby the Seychelles Tourism Academycould explore the possibility of establishing a partnership with hospitality training centers in Bahrain. Ambassador Al Khalid on his part, also proposed cooperation in the Military fields, in particular, to provide  training courses for the Seychelles Coast Guard .  

Also present at the meeting were the Director General for Bilateral Affairs, Ms Lindy Ernesta and other senior officials of the Foreign Affairs Department.

Seychelles and the Kingdom of Bahrain established diplomatic relations in 1983.