Press release

Seychelles supports Thai bid for UN non permanent seat

November 21, 2015

Special Envoy H.E. Mr. Kobsak Chutikul and delegation from the Kingdom of Thailand was Official visit to Seychelles (19th – 22nd November 2015) to solicit the support of Seychelles for their candidature for a non – permanent seat on UNSC for the term 2017-2018

Following a courtesy call on Minister Morgan 20th November 2015 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport the Minister informed the delegation that further to the request for support, Seychelles would be supporting the bid.

“We believe that Thailand’s candidature to the United Nations Security Council for the period 2017-2018 is fundamental at this point in time, given that Thailand attaches much importance in the building of a culture of peace. Thailand has been actively participating in international efforts to address global challenges thus it will constructively serve as a bridge-builder among UNSC members and non UNSC members in order to achieve the common goals of the UN, said Minister Morgan.”

On a bilateral level, Seychelles highlighted that the Kingdom of Thailand continuously supporting the socio-economic development of the country.

Seychelles is very pleased with its active relations with the Kingdom of Thailand, indicative of our longstanding bonds of friendship and cooperation which were established in 1992 and grown from strength to strength