About High Commissioner

High Commissioner to Sri Lanka


A prolific individual with a longstanding history in diplomacy, Mr. Conrad Mederic has held multiple positions, within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles.

Mr. Conrad Mederic

High Commissioner to Sri Lanka

Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority

He has also served as the Interim Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority at Air Seychelles Limited and as a member of the SCAA Board. Mr. Mederic joined Foreign Services in 1987 as a trainee third Secretary, upon completing his studies at the Polytechnic. Subsequently, Mr. Mederic received a scholarship from the Government of India to pursue higher education in Political Science at India’s Delhi University, during the period of 1988- 1991.

Various positions across a diplomatic career

Since the inception of his career, he has held various positions across a career that has now spanned 30 years. Across his professional life he has been responsible as a Representative of the Republic through numerous missions in multiple countries including China.
Prior to his appointment as High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Mr. Mederic was posted in Pretoria, South Africa in 2011. After serving for three years, he was then tasked with heading the first High Commission in Sri Lanka as Chargé d’affaires in October, 2014.

Various positions across a diplomatic career

Diplomatic vision

As his diplomatic vision, Mr. Mederic believes that building diplomatic relations is vital for ensuring the long term stability of the two nations which is an absolute necessity when fulfilling the investment potentials of Seychelles and Sri Lanka.

As High Commissioner of Seychelles to Sri Lanka he continues to promote active diplomacy between the two nations. It is his highest regard that the Seychellois visiting Sri Lankan soil should receive further support especially those who visit on grounds of medical consultations and surgeries and for educational purposes.

Bilateral agreements and ventures

The good relations enjoyed by both island nations has thus far grown across 30 years since 1988, and the High Commission commemorated this three decade milestone with a much needed celebration of camaraderie between our nations, in September 2018.

With more areas of cooperation within economic and political agendas, Seychelles and Sri Lanka will prepare for entering new bilateral agreements and ventures that provide shared benefits for multiple industries of the two nations, especially involving the maritime and fisheries industry as well as education, tourism, information technology, agriculture etc…

Bilateral agreements and ventures

Positive outcomes

On multiple occasions, the two Governments have exchanged high level missions, with each mission producing positive outcomes for both countries. It is his high hope that the same good friendship between the island nations will remain across time.