AK Antony Visited Seychelles
On 19 July 2010 Indian Defence Minister AK Antony’s two-day visit to Seychelles began. During this visit India agreed to give aircraft to Seychelles and to assist in capacity building of the armed forces of Seychelles. India also agreed to provide help to Seychelles to carry out maritime and Exclusive Economic Zone surveillance operations. India also promised to provide Seychelles a new Dornier aircraft and two Chetak helicopters from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.