HAS LEFT FOR MISS WORLD PAGEANT
another World 2017, Hillary Joubert left Seychelles for China on
the 19th October to take part Miss World Pageant.
preparations for the Miss World pageant began soon after she was
crowned as Miss Seychelles on the 26th August. During
an interview with the local press before her departure, she said
that she feels ready for the challenge, even though she's had
only 6 weeks to prepare.
The Miss World
competition will last for about a month whereby the participants
will part in different activities including visits, pre judging
and the actual ceremony.
Miss World 2017
pageant will be held in Sanya, China.
PRESIDENT ASSENTS TO LEGISLATION
President Danny Faure signed into law on 18th
October 2017 three items of legislation all of which had been
sent to him on 17th October for assent.
The President assented to an amendment to the Prevention of
Drug Abuse & Rehabilitation Agency Act, to provide for the
Campaign for Awareness, Resilience and Education (CARE) to be
represented on the Board of the Agency by its Chairperson,
rather than at the level of Director.
President Faure also assented to an amendment to the
Seychelles Media Commission Act to provide for the appointment
of the Chairperson of the Commission to be made by the President
upon the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments
The third law assented to by President Faure was the repeal of
the National Drug Enforcement Agency Act with effect from 1st