President Murmu gifts RuPay card to Mauritius Prime Minister Jugnauth; Discussed ways to deepen bilateral relations

Port Louis, March 11 (Language) President Draupadi Murmu on Monday met Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, during which they discussed bilateral relations and ways to further accelerate the historic and deep partnership between India and Mauritius. .

President Murmu gifted Prime Minister Jugnauth a RuPay card, which was recently launched in Mauritius.

Murmu arrived here during the day on a three-day state visit, during which she will be the chief guest at the country’s National Day celebrations on Tuesday.

In a series of posts on Twitter, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, “Taking India-Mauritius partnership to new heights! President Draupadi Murmu @rashtrapatibhvn and Mauritius PM @kumar Jugnauth hold a tete-a-tete meeting of.” Sharing some photos of the meeting, it said, “The two leaders took stock of bilateral relations and discussed ways to further accelerate the historic and deep-rooted India-Mauritius partnership.”

In a special gesture, President Murmu presented a RuPay card to Prime Minister Jugnauth, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Earlier, President Murmu met his Mauritian counterpart Prithviraj Singh Roopun and held wide-ranging discussions on ways to take forward the long-term and multifaceted bilateral relations between India and Mauritius.

He also gifted a RuPay card to the President.

The Ministry of External Affairs had earlier said that President Murmu was welcomed with full state honors at the airport upon his arrival along with “a special gesture reflecting the exceptionally close relations between India and Mauritius”.

During the National Day celebrations, a contingent of the Indian Navy will also participate in the event with two ships – INS Tir and CGS Sarathi.

Murmu will also meet the Speaker of the Mauritius National Assembly, the Chief Justice of the Mauritius Supreme Court and important Mauritian leaders during the three-day visit.

The Ministry of External Affairs said Murmu and Jugnauth will jointly inaugurate 14 India-assisted projects, showcasing the growing breadth and multifaceted nature of New Delhi’s vibrant development partnership with Mauritius, a “key pillar” of the bilateral relationship. Is.

The President will also witness the exchange of important bilateral agreements which will seek to further strengthen the strong bilateral institutional cooperation and capacity building cooperation between the two countries.

“As the sixth Indian President to attend the National Day of Mauritius as the Chief Guest since 2000, President Murmu’s state visit underlines the long-standing and enduring relations between India and Mauritius,” the Ministry of External Affairs said.

“This reaffirms the continued commitment of both countries to further strengthen bilateral relations in all areas and deepen our close people-to-people ties,” it said. PTI SCY SCY

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