Press release

President Faure meets with Minister of State for Africa and MP Mrs Harriett Baldwin

April 19, 2018

London, United Kingdom: President Danny Faure met with Minister of State for Africa and Member of Parliament, Mrs Harriett Baldwin, in the margins of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018.

The Head of State and Minister Baldwin reviewed the excellent relations and bilateral cooperation between Seychelles and the United Kingdom. The meeting discussed the progress in the finalisation and signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on issues relating to security.

They also discussed other areas of common interest, such as the ongoing efforts in the prevention of piracy in the region, the rehabilitation of prisoners and drug offenders, and initiatives of transparency including the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FITI). They also explored new avenues of possible cooperation.