Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth held a telephonic conversation on May 23.
The two leaders discussed enhancing cooperation in various areas including measures aimed at supporting the financial sector of Mauritius, and enabling Mauritian youth to study Ayurvedic medicine.
Prime Minister Jugnauth conveyed his condolences for the losses caused in India by Cyclone Amphan. He also thanked PM Modi for sending the Indian Naval Ship ‘Kesari’ to Mauritius as part of ‘Operation Sagar’, with a consignment of medicines and a 14-member medical team to help the Mauritian health authorities fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recalling the people-to-people ties between India and Mauritius, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is duty-bound to support its friends during this time of crisis. PM Modi also conveyed his appreciation for the effective COVID-19 response mounted by Mauritius under Prime Minister Jugnauth’s leadership.
PM Modi also wished for the health and well-being of the Mauritian people and conveyed willingness to maintain the uniquely warm relations between the two countries.
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