President Murmu receives honorary degree, gifts Rupay card to grace Mauritius National Day – see photos

President Draupadi Murmu on Monday left for Mauritius on her first state visit for a three-day visit. (Source:

On reaching Mauritius, PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth welcomed him with full state honors at the airport.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

On reaching Mauritius, PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth welcomed him with full state honors at the airport. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He also met other senior dignitaries from Mauritius who welcomed the President on his arrival.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He also met other senior dignitaries from Mauritius who welcomed the President on his arrival. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu visited the Ayurvedic garden at the Presidential State House, which was established last year in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu visited the Ayurvedic garden at the Presidential State House, which was established last year in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He held bilateral talks with Mauritius President Prithviraj Singh Roopun, who welcomed him at the State House.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He held bilateral talks with Mauritius President Prithviraj Singh Roopun, who welcomed him at the State House. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

There he also presented President Ropun with a RuPay card, which was recently launched in Mauritius.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

There he also presented President Ropun with a RuPay card, which was recently launched in Mauritius. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

She attended bilateral talks with Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth to strengthen the countries' historic partnership.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

She attended bilateral talks with Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth to strengthen the countries’ historic partnership. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He also presented Indian RuPay card to PM Jugnauth.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He also presented Indian RuPay card to PM Jugnauth. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu paid tribute to two important figures in the history of Mauritius – Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and Sir Aniruddh Jugnauth at the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu paid tribute to two important figures in the history of Mauritius – Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and Sir Aniruddh Jugnauth at the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu also took a short metro journey and reached Mahatma Gandhi Metro Station in Mauritius.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

President Murmu also took a short metro journey and reached Mahatma Gandhi Metro Station in Mauritius. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

On the day the Dandi March started, he remembered Mahatma Gandhi and paid tribute to him at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Mauritius.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

On the day the Dandi March started, he remembered Mahatma Gandhi and paid tribute to him at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Mauritius. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law from the University of Mauritius.  (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law from the University of Mauritius. (Source: X/@MEAIndia)

Published: March 12, 2024 05:11 PM (IST)