New Delhi: Smt. Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India visited Mauritius on 2-3 June 2018, en route to the meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers in South Africa, to oversee the preparations of the next, 11th World Hindi Conference, organized jointly by Government of India and the Government of Mauritius, and to be held in Mauritius from 18-20 August 2018. During the visit, External Affairs Minister had a dinner meeting with Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius on 2 June 2018.
External Affairs Minister conveyed to the Prime Minister of Mauritius that people in India were looking forward to welcoming him at the next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in January 2019 in Varanasi, to which he has been invited as Chief Guest. External Affairs Minister also thanked the Prime Minister of Mauritius for his constant personal guidance and support to all initiatives and activities aimed at further strengthening India-Mauritius bilateral cooperation.