Press release

President Danny Faure extends condolences to Tanzania

May 6, 2020

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, after hearing of the passing away of Dr. Augustine Mahiga, who served as Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and former Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Republic of Tanzania”.

In his message President Faure stated that “Dr. Augustine Mahiga was a great diplomat who played a key role in forging and strengthening relationships between Tanzania and other African countries especially during his tenure as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The passing of Dr. Mahiga who was an illustrious diplomat and friend of Seychelles, is a great loss not only to your country but also to the international community”.

“On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of Seychelles, I offer my deep and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and loved ones of the late Dr. Mahiga and to the people of Tanzania. May they find comfort and strength during this time of grief”, concluded President Faure.