Seychelles and Asean to co-host the Asean Africa Forum in 2022 |14 January 2022
Seychelles and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will co-host an Asean Africa forum in Seychelles this year.
The forum will aim at sharing the upcoming prospects to foster economic growth.
The proposal was put forward by Asean’s secretary-general Dato Lim Jock Hoi following talks he had with the Minister for Foreign Affairs & Tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde, at the Asean headquarters in Jakarta yesterday.
The Asean secretary-general, who was recently on a working visit to Seychelles, recalled his dialogue with President Wavel Ramkalawan and the cabinet of ministers in December 2021, reiterating his intention to follow up on the topics discussed.
Minister Radegonde assured the secretary general of Seychelles’ commitment to continuing to enhance relations with Asean and the individual member countries of the organisation.
Minister Radegonde was accompanied by Nico Barito, Seychelles’ envoy to Asean.
Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Tourism