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External affairs minister S Jaishankar inaugurates new chancery building of Indian High Commission in Mauritius NewsFunda

Jaishankar inaugurated the new Chancery-cum-Residence building of the High Commission of India in Ebene. Pictu…Read More

PORT LOUIS:

External affairs

minister

S Jaishankar

on Tuesday inaugurated a new chancery building of the

Indian High Commission

in Mauritius and reviewed over 950 housing units built with Indian support in the country.

Jaishankar

arrived here in India’s strategically

key maritime neighbour

in the Indian Ocean region on Sunday night from the Maldives on the last leg of his two-nation tour.

Jaishankar inaugurated the new Chancery-cum-Residence building of the

High Commission of India

in Ebene in the presence of Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and foreign minister Alan Ganoo, the Indian High Commission in Mauritius said.

“An exemplary cooperation. Reviewed the Dagotiere Social Housing Project, accompanied by DPM & housing minister Louis Steven Obeegadoo. Delighted that the 956 Housing Units, built with Indian support, will be occupied soon. Thank our workers who have done India proud,” Jaishankar said in a tweet.

An exemplary cooperation. Reviewed the Dagotière Social Housing Project, accompanied by DPM & Housing Minister Lo… https://t.co/7yBDYU3kPa

— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) 1614077323000

Mauritius is one of India’s key maritime neighbours in the Indian Ocean Region and occupies a special place in the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘SAGAR’ (Security and Growth for All in the Region).

Indian-origin people constitute nearly 70 per cent of the population of Mauritius. Their ancestors were sent there as indentured labourers during British rule.

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