Press release

President Michel sends message of condolence following demise of former Singaporean President

August 23, 2016

On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President Hames Michel has extended his deepest condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Singapore following the passing former Singaporean President, Mr S.R Nathan.

In his message of condolence President Michel said “President Nathan’s lengthy career in the public service, which proceeded from humble beginnings and culminated in his occupation of the highest office in the land, was indeed a testament to the faith, commitment and love with which he served his nation.”  

President Michel further stated that his devotion is reflected by the feelings of deep respect and admiration which has served to underscore the bonds of kinship between our the peoples of Seychelles and Singapore and also served to strengthen the foundations of the excellent bilateral relationship shared between the two countries.