Press release

President Michel Congratulates Newly Elected President of Zambia

September 23, 2011

President Michel has sent a letter of congratulations to the newly elected President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Michael Sata.

“On the occasion of your election as the President of Zambia, the Government and people of Seychelles join me in expressing to you, to the Government and to the people of Zambia, our warmest and most sincere congratulations.”

In addition to congratulating the newly elected President, President Michel spoke of the excellent cooperation and collaboration between the Seychelles and Zambia, and reiterated the commitment of Seychelles Government in strengthening the good relation between the two countries.

The Seychelles established diplomatic relations with Zambia in 1998. Both countries are members of SADC and COMESA.