India, Mauritius Signed MoU for Cooperation in Cooperative Sector (Download PDF)

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India and Mauritius signed a MoU for cooperation in the field of cooperatives and related areas. It was signed between Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, and Indian Ocean Mauritius’s Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives Minister Soomilduth Bholah.

India, Mauritius signed MoU for cooperation

India, Mauritius Signed MoU for Cooperation

India, Mauritius signed MoU for cooperation

Introduction

  • India offered to exchange its expertise and technology with Mauritius in agro industry, fisheries and dairy sector.
  • Both ministers expressed satisfaction at the historic, time-tested relationship between India and Mauritius.
  • MoU will enable the two countries to collaborate in this vital sector and can significantly benefit thousands of Mauritians.

India-Mauritius relations

  • Mauritius maintains contacts with India through successive Dutch, French and British occupation.
  • Relations between India and Mauritius established since 1948.
  • India is Mauritius’ largest trading partner. India has been largest exporter of goods and services to Mauritius since 2007.
  • The Pan African e-Network Project was inaugurated 2009 in Mauritius to connect it with African countries and India through a satellite and fiber-optic network.

About Radha Mohan Singh

Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of Agriculture

Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of Agriculture

Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of Agriculture

  • Born: 1 September 1949 (age 67), East Champaran district
  • Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Office: Minister of Agriculture since 2014
  • He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha (2014 - 2019), the lower house of the Parliament of India.
  • He was inducted in Narendra Modi led central government as a cabinet minister and currently holds the portfolio of Minister of Agriculture of India.

About Soomilduth Bholah

Soomilduth Sunil Bholah

Soomilduth Sunil Bholah

Soomilduth Sunil Bholah

  • He is Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives
  • He is Cabinet Minister of Mauritius.
  • Educational Qualifications: Fellow-Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountants.
  • Interest: International Politics, Soccer​
Mauritius on the globe

Mauritius on the Globe

Mauritius on the globe

  • Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs.
  • The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox.
  • Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.
  • Capital: Port Louis
  • Currency: Mauritian rupee
  • President: Ameenah Gurib
  • Prime minister: Anerood Jugnauth
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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