In a move to strengthen the relationship between India and other countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to begin a three nation visit to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka from March 10th.
Modi will have bilateral discussions with Seychelles President James Alexis Michel to strengthen India’s maritime ties and enhance development cooperation.
On March 11-12th, the PM will have extensive meetings with Mauritius Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth to enhance the special and unique relations between the two countries.
On March 13-14th, the Prime Minister will have meetings with the newly elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and other senior leaders.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Syechelles’ Capital is Victoria. Currency is Seychellois rupee (SCR). It is a member of African Union.
- Mauritius’ Capital is Port Louis. Currency is Mauritian Rupee. Mauritius is one of the top FDI sources in India.
- Mauritius is known for World’s rarest plants and animals. It was the only known habitat of the extinct Dodo bird.