Press release

President Ramkalawan sends congratulatory message to the newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

July 5, 2024

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, conveyed his congratulations to The Rt. Hon. Keir Starmer on his successful election as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

In his message, President Ramkalawan, stated:

I wish to extend on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, as well as on my own behalf, our most sincere congratulations on your recent appointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The United Kingdom and Seychelles share a longstanding relationship and friendship evident through robust cooperation, which is continuously being strengthened through both bilateral and multilateral efforts in organisations such as the United Nations and the Commonwealth. I am certain that during your tenure, through our joint collaboration in many areas and key issues such as combatting climate change, global and regional security concerns, as well as economic resilience will yield significant benefits for both our nations and the international community.

I look forward to working closely with you to build on our shared achievements and explore new avenues for collaboration that will contribute to the prosperity and well-being of our peoples.