Visit of Prime Minister of Mauritius to India

Tags: International Relations

Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in Mumbai on an eight-day visit to India.

  • Mr Jugnauth is accompanied by his wife Kobita Jugnauth and a high-level delegation.

  • He has visited India with an aim to further strengthen the ties between the two countries.

  • He will attend the inaugural program of Global Centre of Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

  • After this, on April 20, he will also attend the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit in Rajkot.

  • Bilateral relations between India and Mauritius

–India-Mauritius relationship is very significant for India’s geostrategic policies in the Indian Ocean Region. 

–India and Mauritius jointly inaugurated an India-assisted social housing units project in Mauritius.

–both the countries signed a USD 100 million Defence Line of Credit agreement

–in 2019, the main import partners of Mauritius were India (13.85%), China (16.69%), South Africa (8.07%), and UAE (7.28%).

–India has been one of the largest trading partners and exporter of goods and services to Mauritius since 2007.

–India’s exports to Mauritius are largely of petroleum products.

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