On 14 January 2019, Asgardia’s top officials – Parliament Chair Lembit Opik and Deputy Head of Administration to the Head of Nation Lena De Winne – met with Vincent Meriton, Vice President of Seychelles, in the State House in Victoria on Mahé Island.
During the meeting, Asgardian officials shared details about the creation of the first space nation in the history of humanity. As the Seychellois VP, Meriton oversees the development of civic society in Seychelles, as well as informational and communications technologies, among other things. He received with interest the information about the concept of Asgardia as the first space state, the formation of Asgardia’s branches of government and its government structure, its goals and values that form the basis of this process. Other subjects the officials discussed were Asgardia’s diplomatic, social, scientific and educational goals in the mid- and long term.