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A series of beach protection events have been held in GAM district with the strong support of the Chinese Embassy
Chinese Embassy in Seychelles
2022-06-23 19:49

On 17 June, A series of beach protection events have been held in Grand Anse Mahe (GAM) district with the strong support of the Chinese Embassy. Chinese Ambassador to Seychelles Mrs. Guo Wei unveiled the newly installed beach protection bill boards, planted trees, and had a walk following the GAM beach together with Speaker of the National Assembly Mr. Roger Mancienne, Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Energy, Mr. Flavien Joubert, MNA for GAM district Waven William, young diplomats of the Chinese Embassy, and teachers and students of the GAM primary school.

The beach protection project, mainly supported by the Chinese Embassy, aimed at creating a sense of awareness of environmental protection for the public and promoting a clean, healthy and sustainable environment and lifestyle.

Ambassador Guo expressed her congratulations to the successful launch of the project. She said, the Chinese side attaches great importance to Seychelles environmental protection, education, and the cooperation with Seychelles’ government as well as districts. The two countries have enjoyed deep and traditional friendship. During the past 46 years, China has made joint efforts with Seychelles by providing government assistance for its economic and social development. All these have resulted in fruitful outcomes, such as the National Assembly Building, the Palais de Justice, the Glacis Primary school and scholarships offered to Seychellois students, etc. We have also provided support to members of the national assembly in their districts’ projects such as the playgrounds at Anse Royal and Baie Sainte Anne.


She believes the beach protection project will play an important role in promoting sustainable development in this district. She also expressed China’ willingness to contribute within its capacity to the district, and to strengthen the cooperation in various fields with Seychelles side in the future.

Speaker Mancienne expressed his appreciation to China’s strong support to many major projects which significantly promoted Seychelles’ economic and social development. He thanked also the close attention and support of the Chinese Embassy to the small projects of community development such as today’s beach protection initiative, which are of great importance to the local environmental protection.

Minister Joubert expressed his gratitude to China’s valuable support to Seychelles’ sustainable development, reiterated his willingness to enhance cooperation with China in this sector in the future.

Also celebrated at the ceremony were the launching of GAM Environment Protection Association, and the 21st anniversary of GAM primary school.

Pupils of the GAM primary school performed folk songs and Moutya dance to welcome the guests. Ambassador Guo together with Speaker Mancienne and Minister Joubert presented awards to the outstanding teachers.

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