Press release

Seychelles Welcomes AU Commission Chairperson

June 13, 2013

The Government of Seychelles has today welcomed Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Seychelles for a three-day official visit as a special guest of the National Day celebrations.

Dr. Dlamini-Zuma was met by Vice President Danny Faure and a greeting party that included Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Barry Faure, the Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, and the Seychelles Permanent Representative to the African Union Ambassador Joseph Nourrice.

“It is a great honour to welcome the AU Commission Chairperson to Seychelles for our National Day celebrations, “ said Minister Adam,

“This visit is particularly auspicious given that it is taking place in the year the AU is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. It is an opportunity to show Dr. Dlamini-Zuma what successes’, experience, and contributions Seychelles makes to the collective success of the continent.”

The Chairperson’s programme includes a call on President Michel, an address to the Members of the National Assembly during a special session, as well as her attendance of other key National Day activities.

Dr. Dlamini-Zuma will be in Seychelles till the 15th June.