Press release

President Faure Congratulates Ethiopia’s First Female President

October 29, 2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia on the occasion of her inauguration. H.E. Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde becomes the first woman to hold the presidential office and President Faure took the opportunity to reaffirm the strong ties that exist between the two nations.

“Seychelles and Ethiopia, as proud African nations have enjoyed a solid historical relationship. This has been further cemented by our common vision and shared aspirations to advance our objectives, for the well-being of our countries and the global community”.

President Faure also expressed his optimism that President Sahle-Work’s leadership will be “a driving force for economic prosperity, democracy and unity in both Ethiopia and our beloved continent”.