Press release

President Ramkalawan sends a message of condolence to the Japanese Prime Minister

July 8, 2022

President Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message of condolence to H.E Mr Fumio KISHIDA, Prime Minister of Japan, following the tragic passing of His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe, Former Prime Minister of Japan.

In his message, President Ramkalawan stated: “On behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Seychelles, I offer our deepest condolences to the Government and the People of Japan, as well as to the family of the late Mr Abe.

“H.E Mr Shinzo Abe served his country diligently throughout many years as Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister. He steered Japan through a period of peace, prosperity, and growth.

“Seychelles will always recall the role he played in enhancing the ties of cooperation between Seychelles and Japan during his time as Prime Minister.

“Today, alongside the Japanese People, we honour his legacy as we mourn his untimely death”.