The International Affairs Committee (IAC), led by Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari met with a high level delegation comprising of Ambassadors of the EU Members States headed by the EU Ambassador, H.E Mr. Vincent Degert on Thursday afternoon, as part of the 7th EU-Seychelles political dialogue.
The meeting was held at the National Assembly and involved discussions focusing on strengthening the cooperation that exists between Seychelles and the European Union, as well as crucial areas for further collaboration such as maritime security, trade and fisheries agreements. Members of IAC also had open discussions with the delegation on matters that are raised at the African, Caribbean & Pacific Islands and European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly and the need for this joint cooperation to continue growing.
Mr Degert, accompanied by eleven EU Member States and the Deputy Commander of the EU NAVFOR Operation Atlanta, had open and constructive discussions with the IAC on key topics such as climate change and regional cooperation.
The high level delegation also met with the Leader of Government Business, Hon. Charles De Commarmond who was accompanied by Members from the United Seychelles Party.