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Seychelles prepares its first report for the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiatives (EITI)

September 26, 2015

An Independent Administrator the Moore Stephens company is currently in Seychelles to gather information to draft Seychelles very first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative report.

During their mission, Mr. Ben Toorabally and Mr. Rashed Maleej will be meeting with key partners and stakeholders such as the Ministry of Environment, British High Commission, Ministry of finance, Trade & the Blue Economy, Petro Seychelles, Office of the Auditor General, EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group, Seychelles Revenue Commission, Financial Intelligence Unit, National Bureau of Statistics, Central Bank, Civil Engagement Platform Seychelles and Société Seychelloise d’Investissement.

The Independent Administrator is appointed by the Multi-Stakeholder Group to produce the EITI Report. The Independent Administrator is charged with comparing different sets of data, and investigating and explaining any discrepancies identified.

Seychelles will submit its first EITI Report in February 2016.

On Friday 23rd October 2015 at 9.30 a.m, at CEPS Meeting Room, Orion Mall, the Independent Administrator will be meeting with CEPS and NGO representatives, after which they will be available for interview with the media.

The media is invited to cover this event.

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