India And Seychelles
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India and Seychelles share a strong and vital partnership in the Indian ocean neighborhood.
- President of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan said, India is a reliable and trusted partner
- Seychelles is central to India’s vision of ‘SAGAR’ - ‘Security and Growth for All in the Region’.
- A range of Indian Projects were inaugurated with President of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan at a high level virtual event.
- The virtual event also saw the handing over of 10 High Impact Community Development Projects, HICDPs implemented by the High Commission of India in collaboration with local bodies, educational and vocational institutions.
India’s contributions to Seychelles:
- Seychelles was the First African country to receive the Made in India COVID-19 vaccines.
- India has contributed towards the construction of the new Magistrates’ Court Building in Seychelles.
- The state-of-the-art building has been completed even during these testing times of Covid-19 pandemic.
- India is committed to strengthening the maritime security of Seychelles.
- India has handed over a new, state of the art, Made-in-India Fast Patrol Vessel to the Seychelles Coast Guard.
- India has handed over a One Mega Watt solar power plant in the Seychelles built with India’s assistance.
Source : PIB