President Museveni receives special Envoy from President Michel of Seychelles

Thursday, 10th April 2014

President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from President James Michel of Seychelles.
It was delivered to the President yesterday at State House Entebbe by Mr. Barry Foure, Special Envoy of the Seychelles leader and who is also Seychelles Secretary of State.

President Museveni and Mr. Foure discussed bilateral issues between Uganda and Seychelles in particular and also the potential of Seychelles investors tapping into the abundant opportunities in Uganda’s tourism sector.

The Envoy was accompanied by the Seychelles Honorary Council to Uganda, Mr. Elly Karuhanga.

The direct tourism industry in Seychelles contributes 50 percent of the GDP and also provides about 70 percent of the total foreign exchange earnings.