Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on his counterpart in Mauritius and had a telephonic conversation. Notably, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth received praise for controlling the COVID-19 outbreak efficiently. Accordingly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opined that Mauritius document its best practices for the benefit of other nations, especially island countries.
Prime Minister Jugnauth offered condolences for the devastation caused in India by Cyclone Amphan. Mauritian Prime Minister also thanked India for sending Indian Naval Ship Kesari with a consignment of medicines and a 14-member medical team. To explain, the Indian Naval Ship sailed to help control the pandemic in Mauritius as a part of ‘Operation Sagar’.
The Indian Prime Minister recalled the close personal ties the people of both nations had with each other. He opined that it was India’s duty to help their friends in a time of crisis. Both heads of government also discussed expanding cooperation in various areas. Among the topics discussed were measures to support the Mauritian financial sector, and enabling the study of Ayurvedic medicine in the country.
To conclude, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his best wishes for the well-being of the people of Mauritius; and for the maintenance of close relations between the two nations.