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Merits of all posts to be re-assessed
Following the announcement that the GOP of all non-Seychellois nationals currently out of Seychelles have been revoked with immediate effect, a GOP (Gainful Occupation Permit) committee is being set up to re-assess the merits of all posts in the face of new economic realities based on submission of new applications.
Guidelines that are to come into play as of August 1, when Seychelles re-opens its borders to commercial flights, were the focus of yesterday’s health press conference at the Sheikh Khalifa Diagnostic Centre.
Public health commissioner, Dr Jude Gedeon, explained that entry into the country would be conditional based on the pandemic situation in the country they are travelling from.
With only three days to go before the re-opening of the Seychelles International Airport for the resumption of commercial flights, President Danny Faure was yesterday briefed by government officials and private sector representatives on the final preparations underway.
Stakeholders also reviewed what will happen in the eventuality of a tourist testing positive for COVID-19 virus while in the country.