Press release

NOrwegian Crown Prince in Seychelles

October 23, 2013

His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Prince Haakon Magnus, paid a courtesy visit to Seychelles where he was met by Vice President Danny Faure and Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean Paul Adam.

Crown Prince Haakon’s visit is testimony to Seychelles’ growing importance in policing waters for sustained security and stability in the region. The visit also highlights the trust that international partners have placed in the ability of Seychelles regardless of its status of a Small Island State.

Prince Haakon stayed aboard the Norwegian Royal Navy’s Frigate, HmNoMs Fridtjof Nansen- currently in Port Victoria, in her capacity as flag vessel for the NATO ‘Ocean Shield’ operation