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President meets with Seychellois Community in the UAE

15 December 2020 | Foreign Affairs

Currently on a 5 day working visit in the UAE, President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday met with Seychellois professionals currently working in the UAE as well as other members of the Seychelles community established there.

During the meeting, discussions centered around the general atmosphere in Seychelles at the moment, the new approach of Government and the aspirations of the Seychellois professionals to potentially return back to Seychelles and make a positive contribution to their country. 

Discussions were also held in regards to the Seychellois Diaspora playing a greater role in the development of the country. President Ramkalawan announced that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism will soon conduct a census of all Seychellois living abroad with comprehensive data on qualifications, abilities and their interest to invest in the country. 

This is in line with new principle that all Seychellois should feel part of the country and have the possibility of making a contribution towards the development of their home country, Seychelles. 

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