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Sylvestre Radegonde  – Picture by Seychelles News Agency through Wikipedia Commons licence

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, Republic of Seychelles: State House announced the appointment of Sylvestre Radegonde as the novel Chief of Diplomacy and Minister of Tourism. 

Radegonde is a career diplomat who until recently was the chef de mission in France with concurrent accreditations to Monaco and Russia. He has likewise served in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Belgium and Luxembourg. 

Minister Radegonde was sworn into office by President Wavel Ramkalawan on the morning of Monday, 16 November 2020 at State House in Victoria.  Speaking to the press after the ceremony, Minister Radegonde as the new Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, with over 25 years of experience in Diplomacy said he was not expecting to be appointed as a Minister and that he is nonetheless prepared to impart his knowledge and experience for the benefit of the country. 

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