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Hon. Basil Hoareau resigns as a Member of the National Assembly

Hon. Basil Hoareau

Hon. Basil Hoareau resigns as a Member of the National Assembly  The National Assembly of Seychelles announced today that Hon. Basil Hoareau has officially resigned from his seat as a Member of the National Assembly in accordance with Article 81 (1)(b) of the Constitution. Hon. Basil Hoareau was a Proportionally Elected Member of the United Seychelles Party since September, 2016. The ...

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Speaker Meets With Qatari Ambassador Accredited to Seychelles

Group Photo with the Speaker and National Assembly Delegation

The newly accredited Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Seychelles, H.E. Mr Jabor Ali Hussain Al-Hawashela Al-Dosari, met with the Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles, Hon. Nicholas Prea this morning. During the meeting both Ambassador Al-Dosari and Speaker Prea discussed various areas of common interests and spoke of potential avenues for further collaboration in the tourism sector ...

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Speaker Welcomes Newly Accredited High Commissioner of Canada to Seychelles


The newly accredited High Commissioner of Canada to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs Pamela O’Donnell, met with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nicholas Prea earlier today. Both High Commissioner O’Donnell and Speaker Prea spoke of the various common interests that exists between Canada and Seychelles, which includes multi-party democracy, environmental protection, climate change and gender equality. In ...

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Speaker Attends the Extraordinary Meeting of the SADC PF Executive Committee

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The Honourable Speaker, Nicholas Prea, alongside 10 other Members, comprising mostly of Speakers from different SADC PF Member States namely Mozambique, Eswatini, Malawi, Angola, Botswana, lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, participated in the Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Committee held in Windhoek, Namibia on 20th February 2019. The main issue on the Agenda was the transformation proposal of ...

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The Media Committee Take Over Radio Airwaves to Commemorate World Radio Day 2019

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To commemorate this year’s World Radio Day, the Media Committee of the National Assembly took over the radio airwaves of all four radio stations in the first ever blitz, to discuss the theme of ‘Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace’, as well as other topics relating to politics and the media. The Committee chaired by Hon. Gervais Henrie were hosted by all ...

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Speaker Prea Welcomes Two Newly Accredited Ambassadors

Italian Ambassador with the Speaker & Delegation

The newly accredited Ambassador of the Republic of Italy to Seychelles, H.E. Dr Alberto Pieriand and the Ambassador of the Republic of Brazil to Seychelles, H.E. Mr Antonio Augusto Martins Cesar, met with the Speaker separately this morning following their accreditation. The Speaker congratulated both Ambassadors on their accreditation and welcomed them to the National Assembly. During the meetings both ...

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The National Assembly Makes Symbolic Trip to Mauritius to Boost Regional Partnerships

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A delegation comprising of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) of the National Assembly headed by the Speaker Hon. Nicholas Prea, travelled on an official visit to Mauritius last week to boost regional partnerships and seek the revival of the ‘Association Parlementaire de la Commission de l’océan Indien’. The delegation made a visit to the National Assembly of Mauritius and paid ...

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The Junior Band Spread the Christmas Cheer at the National Assembly


The Junior Band under the Patronage of the Commandant of the Seychelles Defence Academy and the Ministry of Education shared the Christmas joy earlier this morning with a performance of Christmas songs.   The 19 students from secondary schools from different districts performed a medley of songs for the Members and the Secretariat of the National Assembly to showcase their ...

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Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan Participates in the Regional SADC Session in South Africa


Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan (Leader of the Opposition) is currently participating in the Regional Session to Validate the Draft SADC Model Law on Elections to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa. As the Chairperson of the SADC PF Standing Committee on Democratisation. Governance and Human Rights, Hon. Ramkalawan presented the official opening remarks of the Session. Below are the Official Remarks by ...

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The National Assembly Undertakes Interactive Outreach Sessions With Teachers


In collaboration with the Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education (S.I.T.E), the National Assembly held three interactive talks with teachers spanning over three days this week, aimed at informing, engaging and empowering them to understand the work of the National Assembly. These introductory sessions, which were delivered by Ms. Alexandria Faure, the Public Relations, Communication and Protocol Manager had the objective ...

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