Cabinet Business - Wednesday 26th August 2020
27 August 2020
President Danny Faure chaired a scheduled meeting of the Cabinet yesterday, Wednesday 26th August at which a number of legal and policy memoranda were considered.
Cabinet approved for the minimum Government pension to be increased to SR3,000 per month.
Cabinet approved the National Integrated Emergency Management Plan and action plan.
Cabinet approved amendment to the Liveaboard and yacht Charter Policy.
Cabinet also approved the Tourism Development (Liveaboard and Yacht Charter) Regulations.
Cabinet approved for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) and Seychelles Maritime Academy (SMA).
Cabinet approved for Seychelles to become a party to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics through signing and ratification of both the convention and the Optional Protocol to the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics.
Cabinet also approved for a legislative framework under the Children Act 1982 to make provision for “working with Children Suitability Check” to further strengthen our child protection system.
Cabinet approved for a legislative framework to monitor and inspect the implementation of standards in Children’s Care Homes.
Cabinet was briefed on the COVID -19 situation globally and locally. Cabinet also addressed pertinent issues raised by the Department of Health in line with the travel to Seychelles.