Press release

President Michel sends letter of condolence to the Republic of Uzbekistan following passing of President Karimov

September 5, 2016

Following the passing of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, H.E. Islam Karimov President James Michel has sent a letter of oc condolence on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.


In his message, President Michel remarked that Seychelles stands with the people and Republic of Uzbekistan in this time of grief and sorrow.

“We are reminded of the contributions made by the President Kamirov in the growth and prosperity of the Republic of Uzbekistan during his tenure. As the first President of an independent Republic, we look back on his work in building a strong nation which has earned him the deep respect and love of the people of Uzbekistan and beyond,” said President Michel.