New Palestinian ambassador to Seychelles presents credentials

Posted in International Organisations at 12:39 pm by Robert Klien

Dr Nasri Abu Jaish, new Palestinian ambassador to Seychelles, presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House on September 20.

The Palestinian diplomat is the 4th Palestinian ambassador to be accredited to Seychelles since Seychelles and Palestine established diplomatic relations in 1980.

Dr Jaish is based in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam.

Dr Jaish said that the two countries have a long-standing and friendly relationship, and he hopes to build on this. He noted: “I hope to promote and strengthen this friendly relation between Palestine and Seychelles, between the Palestinian people and the people of Seychelles in many sectors like culture, tourism and other areas to be explored by the two countries.”

Dr Jaish discussed several actual issues with President Michel and Vice-President Danny Faure.


New Portuguese ambassador to Seychelles accredited

Posted in International Organisations at 12:39 pm by Robert Klien

Alexandre Vassalo is the new Portuguese ambassador to Seychelles.

This follows presenting his credentials to President James Michel at State House on September 20. Also, he called on Vice-President Danny Faure for more talks.

Mr Vassalo is is based in Nairobi, Kenya. He diplomat replaces Luis Lorvao, who was accredited here in 2007.

The diplomat said that he will work to further strengthen the cooperation between Portugal and Seychelles in various spheres during his mandate. He noted: “Portugal and Seychelles have had cooperation agreements in various fields in the past and the two countries have supported each other on the international arena. I hope to continue with this”.

Seychelles’ President and Portuguese diplomat discussed bilateral issues and challenges that the 2 jurisdictions are facing. Mr Vassalo said that Portugal supports Seychelles in the fight against piracy as it understands its threats.


Offshore Incorporation specialist expands into Europe

Posted in Business and Economy, Offshore Services, Seychelles companies, Seychelles IBC, Seychelles offshore jurisdiction at 4:06 pm by Robert Klien

Offshore Incorporations Limited (OIL), a leading global company formation specialist, has announced the opening of its 1st office in Europe.

Offshore Incorporations Limited serves professional intermediaries and specializes in company formation in the Seychelles and other offshore jurisdictions. Besides company incorporation in the Seychelles, OIL provides company formation services for those who wish to set up a company Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Singapore, the Bahamas, Anguilla, Delaware, Mauritius, and Samoa.

This Asia-based company will move its office to London to further support companies based in Asia requiring international structures to facilitate strong capital flows from Asia to Europe.

OIL was established in Hong Kong in 1986.

Martin Crawford, CEO for OIL, commented: “This is the first step in expanding OIL’s presence across Europe and it is an exciting milestone for the business, having just celebrated 25 years in Asia. We wish to continue supporting our clients as they grow globally and require a wider variety of services for their offshore activities. You just need to look at the fact that over 50% of new properties in London are purchased by Asian investors to see the growth in demand.”