Cabinet Business - Wednesday 02nd October 2019
03 October 2019
President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday 2nd October, at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered.
Cabinet approved revised proposals for the Immigration Bill.
Cabinet also approved Tourism Development (Standards) Regulations, 2019. The said Regulations will provide for the minimum requirements for accommodation establishments and other tourism enterprises.
Cabinet approved for the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism of the Kingdom of Spain. The MoU will allow for sharing of best practices in tourism development.
Cabinet approved for the provision of an exempt order for registered businesses in the agricultural sector not to pay business tax.
Cabinet also approved for the Seychelles Heritage Foundation and the National Heritage Council of South Africa to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU will promote cooperation in the field of protection, preservation, promotion and management of cultural heritage of the two countries.
Cabinet approved for the signing of the Third Three Year Memorandum of Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Human Resource development and the Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) for the management of the Seychelles Maritime Academy.
Cabinet also approved for Seychelles to ratify the revised Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Certificates, Degrees and Other Academic Qualifications in Higher Education in African States.