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Office of the President of The Republic of Seychelles


Mr Vassalo Is New Portuguese Ambassador

The new Portuguese ambassador to Seychelles, Mr Alexandre Vassalo, presented his credentials to President James A Michel yesterday.

He later called on the Vice-President, Mr Danny Faure.

The Portuguese ambassador is based in Nairobi. Mr Vassalo replaces Mr Luis Lorvao.

The new ambassador said he would work to further strengthen the good cooperation between Portugal and Seychelles.

"Portugal and Seychelles have had cooperation agreements in various fields in the past and the two countries have supported each other in the international arena. I hope to continue with this," he said.

Ambassador Vassalo said Portugal supports Seychelles in the fight against piracy.