Presentation of Credentials by H.E. Mr Claude MOREL, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Seychelles to the Principality of Monaco.
During the late morning on 15th April at the Prince's Palace, the official ceremony in which H.E. Mr Claude MOREL, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Seychelles presented his Credentials to the Principality of Monaco took place.
H.E. Mr Claude MOREL was accompanied for the occasion by Mr Michel CHIAPPORI, Honorary Consul for the Seychelles in Monaco. After being welcomed in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palace by the Company of Carabinieri guard of honour under the command of Colonel Yannick Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, Ambassador Claude MOREL was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant.
H.E. Mr Claude MOREL then proceeded to present his Credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince who was accompanied by the Secretary of State, Mr Rene Novella, Head of H.S.H the Prince's Government, Mr Georges Lisimachio and H.E. Mr Jean Pastorelli, Minister Plenipotentiary and Government Councillor for External Relations. After the ceremony, H.S.H the Prince held a private audience with the Ambassador in the family drawing room.
The Seychelles becomes the forty-second foreign power accredited to the Principality of Monaco.