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President Ramkalawan of Seychelles appoints women professionals to key positions

To celebrate International Women’s Day, President Wavel Ramkalawan has recently appointed four women professionals to key positions in the administration of the country.

The appointees are:

Governor of the Central Bank, Ms Caroline Abel – Ms. Caroline Abel was the first woman in Seychelles to hold the position of Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) in 2012. She was re-appointed for a second term in March 2018.

Principal Secretary for Finance, Ms Astride Tamatave – Ms Tamatave is a certified Chartered Accountant with ACCA Professional Qualification and a Master’s Degree in Leadership&Strategy in the Social Domain. She has 16 years of experience in accounting and finance in the private and public sectors.

Commissioner General of the Seychelles Revenue Commission (SRC) Mrs Varsha Singh – With over 28 years of experience in tax, customs, transfer pricing, and international relations, Mrs Singh holds a Masters Degree in International Customs Law and Administration and a Masters in Business Administration.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics, Mrs Li Fa Cheung Kai Suet – Mrs Li Fa Cheung Kai Suet served as the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Statistics Agency for 10 years and has experience in key positions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

President Ramkalawan congratulated the women professionals, stating “This is a sign of the confidence that our administration has in the ability of women to participate in the development of Seychelles. I wish them all the very best in their responsibilities ahead. I have no doubt that they will deliver to the best of their abilities and make Seychelles proud as they contribute to the economic development of the country.”

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles.


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