Press release

President Faure congratulates Mr Antonio Tajani on election as President of European Parliament

January 18, 2017

Following the appointment of H.E. Mr Antonio Tajani as the President of the European Parliament, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory note on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.

In his message, President Faure noted that he was certain that Mr Tajani would lead the European Union towards strong, united and sustainable growth.

“Seychelles and the European Union have enjoyed warm and friendly relations over the years; we have worked closely together across a variety of fields and we continue to search for new areas of cooperation. In that same spirit, through the African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) group of States, we are ready to further deepen our engagement and cooperate with the European Parliament which will contribute to the greater development of EU-Seychelles relations,” said President Faure.