Update: The third President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, arrived Sri Lanka for a three day official visit on an invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, External Affairs Ministry sources said.
The Republic of Seychelles which commenced diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka recently has a 451 square km land with 84,00 population while their per capita income stands at US$ 11,170. Country gained the Independence from Great Britain in 1976. Majority of Seychelles people are Catholics and is a multi-racial country.
It is expected that visit would boost trade and bilateral relations.
Last updated 19 August 2012 at 11.29 am.