PORTUGAL SOLICITS FOR COOPERATION IN BLUE ECONOMY AND ENERGY

SEYCHELLES: BUSINESS/SNA/28/3/18 SABANews 1

Ambassador Maria Amelia Paiva

VICTORIA – A PORTUGUESE Envoy has called on SEYCHELLES to take advantage of her country in the areas of the blue economy and renewable energy.

Newly appointed Ambassador MARIA AMÉLIA PAIVA has made the call after handing over her credentials to President DANNY FAURE at State House in the capital, VICTORIA.

She says the TWO countries should share experiences in the sustainable use of sea resources and the collection of energy from renewable resources like sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.

Ambassador PAIVA has told journalists her mandate is to invite SEYCHELLES officials to visit PORTUGAL to continue to work on strengthening and enhancing relationship.

She says her discussions with President FAURE covered the green and blue economies as areas she needs to promote to a better level of cooperation in her position as ambassador.

Ambassador PAIVA says SEYCHELLES can further benefit from PORTUGUESE experiences in the fight against drug trafficking as well as in the cultural and historical fields.

She says they can share a lot through ties in the area of museums, as PORTUGAL has huge archives from which SEYCHELLES can learn before building its own similar museum.

They PORTUGUESE Ambassador to SEYCHELLES, who will operate from MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE, says her country will work closely with the authorities of the 115-island archipelago to attain the objectives./Sabanews/cam

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