Narendra Modi meets his Mauritian counterpart

Narendra Modi Pravind Jugnauth
Narendra Modi today met his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth ahead of delegation-level talks and subsequent to the Jugnauth’s ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

“A relationship marked by age-old ties of friendship and deep mutual respect. PM @narendramodi receives PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at Hyderabad House,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.



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On Friday, after his arrival here on a three-day state visit, Jugnauth met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues including security cooperation.



Jugnauth also held discussions with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. India sees Mauritius as a key player in blue economy. Modi made a historic visit to the Indian Ocean island nation in March 2015.

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