President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Seychelles

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles on the eve of their 42nd National Day (June 29, 2017).


In a message to His Excellency Mr. Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, the President of the Republic of Seychelles, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to extend to you, the Government and the people of the Republic of Seychelles, warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your 42nd National Day.


Our two countries have historically enjoyed close and friendly relations marked by extensive people-to-people contacts. I am confident that our mutually beneficial co-operation and wide ranging bilateral engagement will continue to further diversify and deepen in the years to come.


It is also a matter of immense satisfaction that our shared commitment to peace, security and stability in the Indian Ocean region has strengthened in recent years. We have taken up many joint initiatives in the true spirit of our strategic partnership.


I take this opportunity to convey to Your Excellency my best wishes for your good health and well-being and for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of the Republic of Seychelles”.