Press Releases

Finance Minister to visit three banks

February 13, 2019

Wednesday 13th February 2019, VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES: Finance Minister, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne will be visiting the following banks on Friday 15th February 2019 as per details below:

  • Mauritius Commercial Bank, Caravelle House, 9.00a.m
  • Bank of Baroda, in Victoria, 10.30a.m
  • and the Seychelles Commercial Bank, Orion Mall, 11.15a.m

The Minister’s visit is aimed at keeping abreast of new developments; follow up on previous discussions on banks’ involvement in financing productive sectors, such as fisheries and agriculture, small manufactures, and Small Medium Enterprises, as well as the need for banks and financial institutions to come up with more innovative financial products and services on the market.

The Minister will be accompanied by the following delegation:

  • Mr Patrick Payet, Secretary of State
  • Ms Sitna Cesar, Special Advisor to the Minister
  • Mr Damien Thesee, Principal Secretary for Finance Department
  • Mr Michael Nalletamby, Principal Secretary for Investment Department
  • Mrs Elizabeth Agathine, Principal Secretary for Economic Planning Department
  • Ms Cillia Mangroo, Principal Secretary for Trade Department
  • Mr Marcus Elizabeth, Acting Director General for Policy and Strategy Division
  • Mr Norman Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Seychelles Bankers Association
  • Mrs Marie-May Bastienne, Public and Media Consultant
  • Ms. Mryna Bonnelame, Director general Human Resources & Budget Management

The media is invited. We have made the necessary arrangements for interviews as well.

Kind regards

Marie-May Bastienne (Mrs)

Public & Media Consultant

Ministry of Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning

P. O. Box 313, Liberty House, Victoria, Republic of Seychelles

Tel: + (248) 4382 130 | Mobile: + (248) 2822168 | Fax: + (248) 4325 161

Email:| Website:

“We promote transparency, accountability and good governance.”

» All Press Releases