The Spanish Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Seychelles, H.E., Mr. Manuel Salazar Palma, conducted a courtesy call on the Designated Minister and the Minister for Fisheries and the Blue Economy Mr. Jean-Francois Ferarri, on Tuesday at the Ministry, after presenting his credentials to President Wavel Ramkalawan at State House.
Through the European Union, Spain and Seychelles have a long standing business relationship in the tuna fishing industry.
The Minister used this opportunity to brief the Spanish Ambassador on various on-going fisheries project in the country, notably the development of the Fish Processing Zone on Zone 14, Ile du Port. In support of this development, the Minister has made a request for assistance to the Spanish government, for technical training of Seychellois individuals, in the field of electrical and electro-mechanical engineering, for effective transfer of knowledge and skills locally.
Both the Minister and the Ambassador have reiterated their support for continued efforts in sustainable fishing.
Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy
2nd Floor Maison Collet
Palm Street, Victoria, Mahé
P.O Box 408
Republic of Seychelles