HM Queen Elizabeth sends personal message to Seychelles Minister
Mathew Forbes, the British High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles, delivered a personal message to Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, after having welcomed
Mathew Forbes, the British High Commissioner accredited to Seychelles, delivered a personal message to Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, after having welcomed the Jubilee Concert on the grounds of the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Hotel at Beau Vallon.
Minister St.Ange has been instrumental in organizing the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and the photo exhibition of her visit to the Seychelles in 1972.
The British High Commissioner read out Her Majesty the Queen’s message to the large crowd at the open air concert where two British musical groups from London had arrived to perform alongside Seychellois-known musicians.
“I am delighted that His Excellency Mr. Alain St.Ange, Minister of Tourism and Culture, is attending the concert and Diamond Jubilee Beacon lighting event at Beau Vallon Bay to share the celebration in commemorating the Diamond Jubilee marking the 60th anniversary of my accession to the throne. As a mark of sincere friendship and goodwill, I send you my warmest greetings and best wishes for the forthcoming year. Elizabeth R.”
To the applause of the gathered crowd, Minister Alain St.Ange was presented the Note Verbale 43/2012 from the British High Commissioner Mathew Forbes.
Minister Alain St.Ange has said that he is honored to have received a personal message from Her Majesty the Queen. “Seychelles values the friendship of the royal family and the British people. As a past colony we have maintained our friendly ties and we are proud to remain a solid member of the Commonwealth Nations. Seychelles has welcomed many members of the royal family including Her Majesty the Queen herself and Prince Philip, Princess Margaret, Prince Andrew, Princess Ann, and more recently, we remain proud to have been the chosen destination for the honeymoon of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Seychelles remains proud to have been part of the Community of Nations celebrating the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Her Majesty,” Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles said.