Seychelles/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/157 views /Seychelles Blue Economy, health discussed as Seychelles’ president greets Norway, Malta ambassadorsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Discussion between the ambassador of Norway to Seychelles and President Danny Faure focused on ocean, blue economy and maritime security.(Jude Morel) Photo license (Seychelles News Agency) – The ocean, blue economy and maritime security were the focus of discussions between the Seychelles’ president and newly accredited Norwegian ambassador. Elin Rognlie, the ambassador of Norway to Seychelles, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure at State House, Victoria, on Tuesday. “Norway and Seychelles have a lot in common and we are both very dependent on the ocean, so the ocean and the blue economy were a very important part of our discussion,” said Rognlie. She added that “as part of that is also maritime security, where Seychelles has been a country that has participated and done a good effort to hinder piracy on the ocean and to prosecute it.” ALSO READ UK, EU end Brexit talks with no sign of breakthrough“We are very pleased with the efforts of Seychelles,” said Rognlie. In addition to resource management, marine litter was also a point discussed as “this is part of the Norwegian effort.” Rognlie, the third Norwegian ambassador to Seychelles, will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Also accredited on Tuesday in a separate ceremony was Francesca Azaïs, the new ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Francesca Azaïs, the new ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta was also accredited on Tuesday. (Jude Morel) Photo License: CC-BY Azaïs aims at improving cooperation with Seychelles in the health sector. ALSO READ Boris Johnson would make 'excellent' British PM: Trump“Improving our cooperation especially in the field of health because it is our aim to improve the health services in developing countries. Seychelles has a fantastic health system but our help can be useful in specific areas,” she said. Diplomatic relations between Seychelles and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta were established on June 7 1994. “The country is not new to me and I am well integrated. I have worked for Seychelles in the past years and will continue to do so with great enthusiasm. My desire is to implement our cooperation and to give it new momentum,” Azaïs said. Azaïs has been the Chargé d’Affaires of the Order to Seychelles since 2005. Since the opening of the embassy in the island nation in 2001, donations of seven ambulances and medical equipment have been made to Seychelles. ALSO READ Seychelles Supreme Court charges 5 suspected Somali piratesShe told the press that during the two weeks prior to presenting her credentials, “I had already started making contacts at high levels to make headway with the programme, especially with the ministry of health.” She added that it will take several months for projects to start materialising. The ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta is based in the northern district of Glacis in Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Seychelles share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleEid-el-Fitr: What Gov. Ganduje, Emir Sanusi were seen doing in Kano [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigerianext articleKohli vs Rabada: India skipper responds to speedster’s “immature” jibeRelated Posts434 shares Seychelles/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Pompeo meets Saudi rulers on Iran crisis455 shares Seychelles/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Sooty tern eggs, an island favorite in Seychelles, are scarce and pricey this yearEthiopia army chief of staff shot amid unrestOn-land coral nursery in Seychelles grows, transplants 80 individual coralsMadagascar claim first point at Cup of NationsSeychelles’ credit rating rises to ‘BB,’ underscoring strong economic trajectorySNA interview: Sick mother behind medical cannabis push in Seychelles may die before framework is setSri Lanka extends emergency in surprise moveSeychelles embraces lotus pose and downward dog on International Day of YogaJohnson faces Hunt in battle to be British PM Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.