State House

Office of the President of The Republic of Seychelles

Cabinet Decisions

Cabinet Business – Wednesday 26th July, 2017

President Danny Faure chaired a regular meeting of the Cabinet this morning at State House, which discussed a number of policy and project memoranda.

Cabinet approved the final details of the Human Rights Commission Bill following public input through the White paper consultation.  The Bill will be gazetted shortly.

Cabinet also approved the principles for legislation concerning the overseas diagnosis and treatment services offered through the Health Care Agency.

Cabinet considered and approved the Aldabra Management Plan. This 10-year Plan is based on UNESCO Outstanding Universal Value principles.  It aims to implement best management practices that will ensure that Aldabra adheres to the values that qualified it to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Cabinet also approved for a youth environmental leadership programme to be developed on Aldabra.

Cabinet considered the revised accommodation plan for the tourism industry. This plan aims to ensure proper management of carrying capacity and to guarantee appropriate allocation of rooms for investment in tourism.

Cabinet also approved regulations for Trade Fairs and Exhibitions in Seychelles. The Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) will have the mandate to oversee those events.

Cabinet approved for the implementation of the re-balancing programme for electricity, water and sewerage tariffs which are due to come into effect on 1st November.

Cabinet discussed proposals for the development of the ex-NYS property at Cap Ternay. The site is proposed to be used for social development projects.

Cabinet was also briefed on the security protection measures built into the Electronic Government Network system.