Press release

The High Commissioner of South Africa pays a courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

July 25, 2022

H.E Dr Hlamalani Nelly Manzini, South African High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles, has paid a courtesy call on Minister Sylvestre Radegonde today at Maison Queau de Quinssy.

During the meeting, the two sides seized the opportunity to reaffirm the excellent ties of cooperation between the two countries, dating back to 1993.

They also agreed that for the benefit of both countries, Seychelles and South Africa have the potential to collaborate in various sectors such as tourism, agriculture, sports and culture, and health.

As a fellow African nation, Dr Manzini briefly explained the challenges being faced by South Africa post-COVID-19 and following the flooding that has affected KwaZulu – Natal Province.

In the coming days, Seychelles and South Africa will co-chair the 3rd Seychelles-South Africa Joint Commission on bilateral Cooperation, which is scheduled to start tomorrow, Tuesday 26th July 2022 and end Friday 29th July 2022.

Also present in the meeting were Mr Claude Morel, High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to the Republic of South Africa, Director General for Bilateral Affairs, Ms Lindy Ernesta and Third Secretary, Ms Nisha Serret.