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PM Modi hands over patrol vessel, dedicates development projects to Seychelles

IndiaTimes Thursday, 8 April 2021 ()
The projects were jointly inaugurated by Modi and President of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan. The new magistrates' court building in the capital city Victoria is India's first major civil infrastructure project in Seychelles built with grant assistance.
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News video: PM Modi, Seychelles President hold high-level virtual event

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Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan jointly e-inaugurated new Magistrates' Court Building in Seychelles on April 08. India also handed over fast patrol vessel to Seychelles during high-level virtual meet. This is the first time PM is holding discussions...

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During a virtual summit with President of Seychelles, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured that India will stand firmly with Seychelles in its effort for post-COVID economic recovery. "Wavel Ramkalawan is a son of India with his roots in Gopalgunj, Bihar. Today not just the people of his village but all Indians feel proud of his achievements. His election as President shows people of Seychelles have a dedication to public service," said PM Modi. "India is honoured to have played role of strong partner of Seychelles in this fight against COVID. During times of need, we were able to supply essential medicines and 50,000 doses of vaccine. India will stand firmly with Seychelles in its effort for post-COVID economic recovery," Prime Minister added.

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President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan during a virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked him for solidarity and contribution in fight against COVID-19 by donating 50,000 doses of Covishield vaccine."In little less than 2 months, we'll be commemorating 45th anniversary of formal establishment of diplomatic relations between Seychelles and India. The support we have received from India has contributed immensely to socio-economic development of Seychelles," said President of Seychelles. He added, "What better example of Indian solidarity than your donation of 50,000 doses of Covishield vaccine. If we're nearing our target of achieving 70% of heard immunity by April 2021 and have re-opened our country to business, it is due to this precious donation."

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