Press release

President Faure expresses deep sympathy following passing of Portugal’s Mario Soares

January 10, 2017

Following the passing of Former President of the Portuguese Republic, H.E. Mr Mario Soares, President Danny Faure sent a message of condolence on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles to his Portuguese counterpart, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

In his message of condolence President Faure described Mr Soares as one of the most influential politicians in the history of Portugal, a remarkable statesman, fighter for freedom and a great leader who served his country with great tenacity and who played a pivotal role in shaping the political landscape of Portugal.