Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will pay an eight-day visit to India starting Sunday to further strengthen the vibrant ties between the two countries.
Announcing the visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MEA) said on Saturday that Jugnauth would be going to Gujarat as well as Varanasi apart from his engagement in New Delhi.
It said Jugnauth will be accompanied by his partner Kobita Jugnauth and a high -level delegation during his visit from April 17 to 24.
“India and Mauritius enjoy unique close ties, bound by a shared history, culture and heritage. The upcoming visit will further strengthen the vibrant bilateral ties,” the MEA said in a statement.
It said Jugnauth would take part in the groundbreaking ceremony of the WHO-Global Traditional Medicine Center in Jamnagar on April 19 and the Ayush Global Investment and Innovation Summit in Gandhinagar on April 20, alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Apart from the official meetings in Gujarat and New Delhi, the prime minister of Mauritius will also visit Varanasi during the visit,” he said.