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Speaker Welcomes Newly Accredited High Commissioner of Canada to Seychelles

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Seychelles Meets with the Speaker

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The Ambassador designate of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Guo Wei met with the Speaker, Hon. Nicholas Prea earlier this morning. The Speaker accompanied by the Chairperson of the International Affairs Committee, Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari and the Deputy Clerk, Mrs Tania Isaac discussed the long standing friendship between the Seychelles and the People’s ...

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The National Assembly Meet with the EU Ambassador

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A delegation of the National Assembly headed by the Speaker Hon. Nicholas Prea, met with the European Union Ambassador, H.E Mrs Marjaana Sall and the Ambassadors of the EU Member States for a political dialogue earlier this morning. In the presence of over 30 Ambassadors of EU Member States, the Speaker accompanied by the Deputy Speaker, Hon, Ahmed Afif, the ...

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