2 The President welcomed Sheikh Majid Al Mualla on his official visit to Seychelles and expressed his hope that he will serve to pave new paths, develop new partnerships and strengthen cooperation in the field of aviation and tourism.
4 During their discussion, the President and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla exchanged views on various ideas on the way forward and proposals to improve relations.
5 Speaking to the local press after his courtesy visit to the president, Sheikh Majid Al Mualla expressed his gratitude to the government for its continued support.
6 “Seychelles is one of the first destinations to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, we appreciate the very good support we received.
7 We are committed to this market, we have been in Seychelles for 20 years, with double daily flights and we look forward to expanding and increasing our partnership and operation”, he said.
8 Other members of the Emirates Group delegation included the Indian Ocean Islands Manager, Mr. Oomar Ramtoola, and the Seychelles Country Manager, Ms. Denise Prea. Emirates Airline has been flying to Seychelles since January 2004 and employs over 100 Seychellois airline professionals.