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Modi arrives in Mauritius

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Port Louis, March 11: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Mauritius on the second leg of his three-tion visit. Modi, who arrived from Seychelles, will meet President Rajkeswur Purryag and Prime Minister Anerood Juguth during the day. Juguth will also host a state banquet for Modi in the evening.

On Thursday, Modi will be chief guest at the Independence Day celebrations in Mauritius. Modi is to address the Mauritian Parliament on March 12. He will pay a visit to the Ganga Talao and Appravasi Ghat, both of which are associated with the arrival of Indian indentured labour to Mauritius. He will also visit the Mahatma Gandhi Institute.

Two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) are set to be inked during Modi’s visit: One for improvement of Sea and Air Transportation Facilities at Agalega, and the other for cooperation in the field of ocean economy. (IANS)

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