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US ambassador bids farewell | 20 January 2021

US ambassador bids farewell

President Ramkalawan accompanied by Minister Radegonde during the virtual farewell ceremony

President Wavel Ramkalawan bade farewell to the outgoing Ambassador for United States of America to the Republic of Seychelles, David Reimer, via a video conference call from Mauritius yesterday morning, at State House.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions, the farewell call was done virtually in the presence of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde.

On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President Ramkalawan expressed his appreciation to the ambassador for the exceptional contributions made in deepening ties between Seychelles and the United States of America during his tenure.

“In echoing my sincere appreciation for the friendship and commendable work done in strengthening the friendship between our two nations, I wish you great success and prosperity in your new endeavours,” said President Ramkalawan.

On his part Ambassador Reimer, reassured the President of the continuous support of his government through his successor and expressed hope that relations between Seychelles and the United States of America would be further consolidated in various areas of cooperation.

Mr Reimer was accredited as the Ambassador for United States to the Republic of Seychelles on February 6, 2018 and was based in Mauritius.

The United States of America and the Republic of Seychelles established diplomatic relations on June 29, 1976.

 

Press release from State House

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