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Narendra Modi & Pravind Jugnauth virtually inaugurated Supreme Court building in Port Louis, Mauritius

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PM-Modi-and-Mauritian-counterpart-jointly-inaugrate-new-Supreme-Court-building-in-Port-LouisOn July 30, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius in Port Louis through video conference. The Supreme Court building has been constructed with Indian grant assistance of US$ 30 million and is the first India-assisted infrastructure project within the capital city of Port Louis

  • The newly inaugurated building is one of the five projects being implemented under the ‘Special Economic Package’ of $353 million extended by India to Mauritius in 2016.

Key Points:

-The building is spread over an area of more than 4700 square metres with over 10 floors and a built up area of around 25,000 square metres.

-The building flaunts a modern design and green features with focus on thermal and sound insulation and high energy efficiency.

Other projects with Indian Grant:

-In October 2019, Prime Minister Modi and the PM of Mauritius had jointly inaugurated the Phase-I of the Metro Express Project and the new ENT Hospital project in Mauritius, also built under the special economic package. India assisted in construction of a 100-bed state-of-the-art ENT hospital in Mauritius.

About Mauritius:
Currency– Mauritian rupee
High Commissioner of India to Mauritius– Tanmaya Lal