09.13.15

New British High Commissioner Is Accredited to have more focus on UK Investments in Seychelles

Posted in Business and Economy, Diplomatic missions, Foreign investments at 2:08 pm by Robert Klien

The new British High Commissioner to Seychelles Caron Rӧhsler has been accredited so she is expected encourage more British businesses to invest in Seychelles.

This diplomat who has spent the past 2 weeks in Seychelles and then presented her credentials to the Seychelles President James Michel.

Piracy and maritime security was among issues Rӧhsler said she discussed with Michel, including the need to move from prevention to tackling the root causes of piracy. However, opportunities for the two jurisdictions to collaborate in new areas including the blue economy concept Seychelles is promoting were also discussed.

Rӧhsler said: “I hope that over the course of my time here, we will see perhaps a shift in focus from working on security issues together, which remains very important, to greater ties to ensure prosperity and to see more British businesses investing here in Seychelles.”

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