COMESA has congratulated H.E Wavel Ramkalawan following his election and taking the oath of office as the new President of Seychelles. President Ramkalawan was elected during the Presidential and Parliamentary elections conducted on 22 – 24 October 2020.
In her message issued on behalf of the Chair of the COMESA Authority and the regional organization, the Secretary General (SG) Chileshe Kapwepwe applauded the people of Seychelles for exemplary and peaceful conduct of the elections. This enabled a smooth transition despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Your election marks a very important phase in the history of Seychelles in reaffirming the consolidation of democracy,” the SG stated. “We look forward to enhanced collaboration and partnership with your Government as we continue to implement programmes aimed at deepening the integration and development of our region.”
Seychelles has remained an active member of COMESA and continues to support and benefit from various regional integration programmes led by the regional economic bloc.
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