We're on our way - Nwa pe vini
Sri Lanka Foreign Bureau states that they have completed necessary measures to send Sri Lankan professionals to Seychelles.
According to a statement released by the Foreign Bureau, several jobs including Accountants, Management positions in administrative fields as well as experienced English teachers are available in Seychelles.
A preliminary meeting was held today between Seychelles ambassador and Chairman of Foreign Bureau regarding the matter.
Senadhilankara said that Lankan workers will secure a large number of employment opportunities in Seychelles. He said that many employment opportunities are available in the tourism sector in that country.
The Ambassador acknowledged that there is a employment potential in the growing construction industry in Seychelles too and Sri Lankans could avail those opportunities. Other areas of interest mentioned during the discussions include accountancy, administration and management.
Chairman said that the possibility of sending English teachers and educationists also would be explored. Ambassador said Seychelles wanted skilled workers from Sri Lanka and any employee should be trained before sending for employment.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Governments of Sri Lanka and Seychelles, was signed at Temple Trees in the presence of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and President of Seychelles James Alix Michel during the latter's visit to Sri Lanka. Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera signed the MoU on behalf of Sri Lanka, while Seychelles Foreign Minister Jean Paul Adam represented his country.
According to the MoU, Sri Lankan workers, in future, would find jobs in the fields of tourism, travel, education, business and marketing in Seychelles. Job seekers could forward their applications on a date announced by the SLBFE through approved official employment agents.
The Ambassador invited Mr Senadhilankara to pay a visit to Seychelles.