Home Ministry of affairs EAM S Jaishankar challenges Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

EAM S Jaishankar challenges Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

0
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Saturday called Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who is on an eight-day visit to India to boost bilateral relations, to New Delhi.

The Mauritian Prime Minister is on an eight-day visit to India. On Thursday, the Prime Minister offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. The Prime Minister of Mauritius also held a meeting on Saturday with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath.

Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister of Mauritius wrote: “During a meeting I had this morning with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri @myogiadityanath, we explored ways to develop ties closer cultural and fraternal ties between Mauritius and Uttar Pradesh”.

Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the AYUSH Global Investment and Innovation Summit at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar in the presence of the Prime Minister of Mauritius and Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Prime Minister Modi also held a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Mauritius after the inauguration of the Ayush Global Summit and discussed the ongoing development partnership and cooperation in the field of defence.

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said Prime Minister Modi and the Prime Minister of Mauritius reviewed the progress of the Metro Express project and the proposal for an AYUSH Center of Excellence in Mauritius.

Last week, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Mauritius Cabinet Secretary NK Ballah in New Delhi and said bilateral cooperation between the two countries was “increasingly progressing”.

Earlier in January, Prime Minister Modi and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth jointly inaugurated the Indian-funded social housing project in Mauritius virtually. They have also launched the Civil Service College and the 8 MW Solar Photovoltaic Farm Project in Mauritius, which is being undertaken as part of India’s development support.