Today, sunday 2nd november, marks the 180th anniversary of indentured labourers in Mauritius. Sushma Swaraj, the minister of External Affairs of India, arrived in Mauritius as the guest of honor to commemorate this important day at the Aapravasi Ghat and inaugurate the Beekramsingh Ramlallah Interpretation Center. Mauritius and India have a strong relationship, and India will always support the island, she said during her speech at the ceremony.
Sushma Swaraj continued her visit at the Human Service Trust at Calebasses, where she talked about her visit in Mauritius. The minister also met Prime minister Navin Ramgoolam at his office this morning, as well as Pravind Jugnauth, leader of the opposition, in the afternoon.