President Ramkalawan conducts follow-up visit to areas affected by flooding |12 May 2021
President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday conducted a follow-up visit to key locations at Anse Boileau and Anse à la Mouche that were severely affected by flooding during the heavy rains which occurred on Sunday.
He was accompanied by Vice-President Ahmed Afif and the Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change & Environment, Flavien Joubert.
Discussions on site were an opportunity for the delegation along with the technical team to assess and propose possible solutions to alleviate the constant drainage issues resulting in flooding during periods of heavy rains.
The President has given instructions to the technical team to compile a full proposal of all works and corrective measures required which will then be presented to the community leaders in preparation for immediate implementation.
The delegation included technicians from the Seychelles Planning Authority, Seychelles Land Transport Agency, the Environment and the Infrastructure department. Also present were members of the National Assembly for Anse Boileau, Hon. Philip Arrisol and for Baie Lazare, Hon. François Adelaide as well as district administrators.
The accompanying photo shows President Ramkalawan and his delegation at one of the affected sites.
Press release from State House