President Ramkalawan welcomes Professor Ralph Etienne-Cummings at State House

09 February 2021 | State House

The President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan welcomed Seychellois Professor Dr. Ralph Etienne-Cummings following his election to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows (AIMBE) at State House this morning.

Having done Seychelles proud by being conferred to such as prestigious lifetime achievement, President Ramkalawan convey his personal congratulations to Professor Etienne-Cummings whilst also engaging in discussions of possible arenas of which he would be willing to impart his technical expertise on the local front in Seychelles.

"It is a pleasure to welcome you at State House today, we are immensely proud of your achievements and I look forward to any form of contribution and support you can impart here in Seychelles through your experience and knowledge. You are a testament that we have immensely capable citizens and a role model for our younger generation, “said President Ramkalawan. 

Professor Etienne Cummings is based in Washington DC, has been in Seychelles since August 2020, and says he is open to working closely with the various entities in the country to share his knowledge and experience on how Innovation, Science and Technology can further improve the quality of life and services for his home island nation

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