Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday applauded Mauritius for its immense contribution towards Hindi literature, and said that when a man speaks in his native language, the words do not come out of his mouth, but his heart.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Mauritian capital Port Louis on Wednesday after completing the Seychelles leg of his tour. The Indian Prime Minister has been invited as the guest of honour by the Mauritian government for the National Day celebrations tomorrow. This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in over three decades.
Climate change poses serious threat to island nations like Seychelles as terrorism to the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said as he expressed India's deep commitment to combat global warming.
Seeking to expand its footprint in the strategic Indian Ocean, India on Wednesday agreed to help Seychelles in mapping its hydrology reserves under four agreements signed during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who launched a coastal surveillance radar project to boost security cooperation with the island nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Victoria, has begun discussions with Seychelles President James Michel for India and the island nation to engage in maritime security, with a focus on greater cooperation with respect to anti-piracy measures.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here in the Seychelles' capital late Tuesday night on the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to Mauritius and Sri Lanka, observing that strong relations with Indian Ocean island countries were "vital" for India's security and progress.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday embark on a five-day visit to three island nations -- Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Watch preparations for PM Modi's arrival in Sri Lanka on 13-14th March.