India will soon join the elite club of warship exporters, with the Kolkata-based defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) all set to deliver the first corvette class warship to Mauritius worth USD 58.5 million.
Mauritius` opposition coalition led by 84-year-old ex-president Anerood Jugnauth celebrated a landslide victory on Friday taking nearly three-quarters of seats in Parliament, as final election results were released.
The outgoing prime minister of Mauritius accepted defeat on Thursday in parliamentary polls, with power on the island nation now expected to transfer to opposition leader and ex-president Anerood Jugnauth.
Election officials on the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on Thursday counted votes from the parliamentary polls, with reports suggesting the opposition Alliance Lepep coalition was in the lead.
India is working on the inclusion of Mauritius in the group of countries to be listed in its Visa on Arrival scheme, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday describing the bilateral ties as truly unique and extraordinary.
Port Louis: The Indian Navy is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the strategically vital Indian Ocean region in cooperation with the coast guards of Mauritius, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday recalled the historical linkages between India and Mauritius as she hailed the democratic values shared by the two countries saying that India will always be a "steadfast friend and partner" of the Indian Ocean nation.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj begins a three-day visit to Mauritius from Saturday during which she will participate in the 180th anniversary of the Aapravasi Ghat, where from 1834 and 1920 almost half a million indentured Indian labourers arrived to work in the island's sugar plantations.