Press release

President Faure Extends Condolences to Tanzania

September 23, 2018

President Faure has expressed his deepest sympathies to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Joseph Magufuli, following the tragic accident, in which a passenger ferry capsized near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, leading to the death of more than 200 of its passengers.
On behalf of the Government and People of Seychelles, President Faure expressed his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and wished them much strength and fortitude in their moment of grief.