Press release

President Michel sends message of condolence to Kingdom of Belgium following bomb blasts and condemns acts of terror

March 22, 2016

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, in a message of condolence addressed to Mr. Charles Michel, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium, President James Michel remarked that it was with a sense of shock and deep sadness that he learnt of the explosions which occurred at Zaventem Airport and the Maalbeek Metro Station in Brussels, kingdom of Belgium claiming lives.

“We strongly condemn these cowardly acts of terror and we remain convinced that justice will prevail and the perpetrators will be apprehended and answer for the crimes,” said President Michel.

President Michel also noted that the victims will be in the thoughts and prayers of the Seychellois and that he was confident of the resilience of the Belgian people to emerge stronger from this tragedy.