Statement from Ambassador Reimer Seychelles Elections

October 25, 2020: The Embassy of the United States of America applauds the people, political parties, and government of Seychelles on the successful presidential and legislative elections that took place on October 22-24.  The United States’ and other diplomatic mission’s election watchers witnessed an orderly and free voting process conducted in a professional manner by election officials.

Congratulations to Reverend Wavel Ramkalawan on your election!  Your historic election is evidence that Seychelles has become a truly democratic nation.  The United States looks forward to working with you and your government on issues of mutual interest, including maritime security, democratic governance, combatting drug trafficking and drug addiction and mutually beneficial trade and investment.