Press release

President Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime Minister

September 8, 2013

President James Michel has extended his warmest congratulations to the newly elected Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, Mr. Tony Abbot.

In a congratulatory letter sent, President Michel also conveyed the felicitations of the Government and People of Seychelles to Mr. Abbot and the People of Australia:

“Your election in these times of great challenges for the world economy, reflects the depth of the trust and strength of the confidence that the great people of the Commonwealth of Australia have in your capacity to further advance Australia’s role as a force of stability and accountability.”

President Michel also took this opportunity to extend his well wishes for success and prosperity to the new Prime Minister in the undertaking of his new responsibilities.