The Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Manohar Lal, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, yesterday, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis. Discussions focused on several avenues of cooperation in various sectors of the economy, including tourism, manufacturing and education.
Chief Minister Lal is currently on a three-day visit in Mauritius in the context of the International Gita Mahotsav, hosted for the first time outside India.
In a statement, Mr Lal highlighted that the meeting with the Prime Minister was cordial and fruitful. He further underlined that discussions cut across several spheres of the economy including collaboration in the sugar industry, adding that India can take advantage of the Mauritian technology and expertise in this sector, which according to him, are very advanced.
He reiterated Prime Minister Jugnauth’s appreciation for the holding of the International Gita Mahotsav in Mauritius and that both countries will continue to assist each other in the cultural field.