THIS WEEK – 1st July


This week in the National Assembly, the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Alain St Ange will be responding to nine (9) questions posed by the Members of the National Assembly.

The questions pertain to support given to entrepreneurs  in setting up small touristic establishments, promotional activities for Seychellois artists and locally made craftsmen, tax incentives encouraging the featuring of entertainment from local artists in touristic establishments, the ‘Creative Industries’ program and efforts towards the maintenance and security on nature trails, among others.

Hon. Pierre will also be moving the House to consider the membership of National Assembly’s Finance and Public Accounts Committee in the African Organization of Public Accounts Committees, whereas Hon. Jacqueline will be moving for the Government to consider other means of encouraging positive interaction between tourists and local people, while discouraging harassment from locals peddling without licences.