President Wavel Ramkalawan welcomed Mr Alain St Ange for a courtesy call at State House this morning.. The former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Mr St Ange, returned to Seychelles following his recent posting as a Tourism consultant in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The meeting this morning, at the invitation of the Head of State centred on the work he has been engaged in over the past seven weeks and was an opportunity to discuss how Seychelles as a similar tropical island nation can garner new ideas and expertise from Indonesia.
President Ramkalawan also congratulated Mr St Ange on his achievement of being featured in a Coffee Table publication – Global Icons of Travel & Tourism launched by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association.
Speaking to the press after the meeting, Mr St Ange thanked the President for receiving him at State House and expressed how honoured he is to impart his knowledge and experience for the benefit of Tourism industry of his homeland.
Upon his return to Seychelles, Mr St Ange has also held discussions with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde.