Press release

Seychelles accredits Ambassador to South Korea

January 27, 2016

Seychelles resident Ambassador in Beijing, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Letters of Credence to H.E President Park Geun-hye in a ceremony held in Seoul on 15th January 2016.

During the audience with the South Korean President, Ambassador Fock Tave conveyed the warm wishes of President James Michel and the People of Seychelles and expressed their appreciation for the valuable assistance provided by South Korea over the years, including assistance in the fight against piracy in the Western Indian Ocean. The Seychelles Ambassador also reassured President Park Geun-hye of Seychelles support to the Republic of Korea on matters of global importance, in particular on issues which are affecting her country. “As we approach the 40th Anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries, it is the hope of the Government and the People of Seychelles that we shall continue to share the warm ties of friendship that exist between us,” remarked Ambassador Fock Tave.

In her address, President Park Geun-hye pointed out that Seychelles was blessed with an abundance of marine resources. In this regards, she congratulated President Michel for promoting the Blue Economy concept on the international arena and for adopting the policy in the sustainable development of the Seychelles vulnerable and fragile economy. She also shared the sentiments of the Seychelles Ambassador for a continuation of excellent relations between the two countries.