1 The Senior Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Vivianne Fock Tave, received Ambassador XU Jinghu, Special Representative of the Government of China for African Affairs, on Monday, August 2, 2022, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy.
2 Ambassador XU Jinghu and her delegation are currently on a regional tour and were accompanied by the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Seychelles, Ms. GUO Wei. During their meeting, the diplomats discussed areas of mutual interest, especially the excellent bilateral relationship and people-to-people ties that Seychelles and China have shared over the years.
4 China and Seychelles remain committed to deepening cooperation in various fields, including the education sector, the health sector, and the blue economy, among others.
5 Ambassador XU Jinghu congratulated Seychelles for its efforts to implement an effective vaccination campaign against COVID-19: Seychelles is among the countries with high vaccination rates worldwide.
7 Ambassador XU Jinghu expressed China’s willingness to assist Small Island Developing States in their advocacy for the adoption of a multidimensional Vulnerability Index.