India-Mauritius Current Affairs - 2020

Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill

On August 8, 2020, the island of Mauritius declared environmental emergency due to oil spill caused by Japanese owned ship that was stranded off the coast days ago. The MV Wakashio of Japanese companies Nagashiki Shipping Ltd and Okiyo Maritime Corporation was on its way from Brazil to Singapore carrying 4,000 tonnes of fuel. The Read More…

PM Modi inaugurates Supreme Court building of Mauritius

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravin Kumar Jugnauth on Thursday virtually inaugurated the new Supreme Court building at Port Louis. The building has been constructed with Indian assistance as India’s sign of cooperation with countries in the Indian Ocean Region. The inauguration process was done online via video conferencing in Read More…

Mission Sagar: INS Kesari reaches Seychelles

The Indian Naval Ship Kesari reached Port Victoria in Seychelles to provide COVID-19 related medicines under Mission Sagar. Highlights The Mission Sagar was launched by the Indian Navy to provide COVID-19 related essential medicines. The Government of India under the mission is providing assistance to foreign countries in dealing with COVID-19. Mission Sagar India had Read More…

President inaugurates World Hindi Secretariat in Port Louis, Mauritius

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat building in Port Louis, Mauritius. He also launched secretariat’s logo, an Early Digital Learning Programme as well unveiled foundation stones of social housing project and large ENT hospital being built with Indian assistance. President Kovind visited Mauritius as part of first leg to his two-nation state visit Read More…

India and Mauritius Inks Four Agreements

India and Mauritius have signed four agreements after delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth in New Delhi. Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth has chosen India as a destination of his first visit since taking over as prime minister of Mauritius early this year. India has extended a 500 million dollar line of credit to Read More…