Press release

President Faure expresses condolences following passing of former Emir of the State of Qatar

October 24, 2016

In a message addressed to His Highness Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qarar President Danny Faure expressed his condolences following the passing of the Emir His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al-Thani.

In his message President Faure expressed deepest sympathies on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles to the Qatari Royal family, and to the people of Qatar. He noted that the late Emir in this time of mourning would be remembered for the significant contributions that he had made in the transformation of the State of Qatar.

“The Republic of Seychelles and the State of Qatar share a history of friendly and cooperative relations. We deeply appreciate the pivotal role played by his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani in forging the strong brotherly partnership which our to countries share and value,” said President Faure.