Russian ambassador calls on National Assembly speaker | 30 July 2020
The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Seychelles, Artem Alexandrovich Kozhin, paid a courtesy call on the National Assembly Speaker Nicholas Prea at his office at Ile Du Port on Tuesday.
During their talks Mr Kozhin noted that the parliamentary relations between Seychelles and Russia are healthy but could be strengthened further through exchanges and programmes. This included the active interactions between the Parliamentary Friendship Committee of Seychelles and that of Russia through the International Affairs Committee (IAC) of the National Assembly.
Mr Kozhin proposed several bilateral cooperation in 2021 between the two parliaments to coincide with the 45th anniversary of bilateral relations between the two countries as well as the 140th anniversary since the first Russian Vessel came to the shores of Seychelles.
Ambassador Kozhin and Speaker Prea expressed their desire to hold parliamentary staff exchanges for capacity building and sharing of best practices.
Also present for the meeting was Maxim Matasov, the First Secretary of the Russian embassy in Seychelles and the deputy Clerk Tania Isaac.
Press release from the National Assembly secretariat