Philippines and Seychelles: 28 Years of Diplomatic Relations

By | April 2, 2019

 

Today, April 2, we celebrate 28 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Seychelles.

The Philippines diplomatic relation with Seychelles was established on April 20, 1991.

The Republic of Seychelles is an island nation in the Indian Ocean.

Seychelles, which currently has around 700 Filipino workers mostly in the local fishing industry, is a potential work destination for Filipinos looking for jobs in the medical, hotel, spa, tourism, education and fishing/aquaculture industries, among many others.(DFA)

No less than President Michel, as well as other high-ranking officials, whom the Ambassador met with, expressed their keen interest in and preference for Filipinos to work in these sectors in Seychelles.

There is no airline flying direct from Philippines to Seychelles.

The flight time from Manila, Philippines to Seychelles is 9 hours, 50 minutes.

3:55 PM is Seychelles is 7:55 PM in the Philippines. The Philippines is ahead by 4 hours.

Seychelles has no embassy in the Philippines. But it has a consulate located at 2nd Floor Building 3, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City 1634, Philippines

The consulate’s contact number is [63 2] 856 28 88. It is open for business from 9 to 12 in the morning and from 2 to 5:30 in the afternoon.

The Philippine Embassy in Nairobi has jurisdiction over Seychelles.

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