Press release

Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs receives newly accredited Finnish Ambassador

May 8, 2019

The Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, has received the newly accredited Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Erik Lundberg, at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

During the meeting, Dr. Confait mentioned that Ambassador Lundberg’s accreditation “reaffirms and symbolises the strong emphasis Seychelles and Finland attach to their historical friendship.”

Both parties also expressed the need to elevate bilateral collaboration between the two countries.

Furthermore, in regards to areas of collaboration, the Blue Economy, renewable energy, education and climate change were of particular interest. Ambassador Lundberg also mentioned his willingness to invest further in the current areas of cooperation.