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Celebration of 70th anniversary of India's Independence Day

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence, a flag hoisting ceremony was held today at 0900 hrs at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Phoenix. High Commissioner of India Shri Abhay Thakur unfurled the National Flag of India, and read out the message to the nation from Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. Nearly 1000 Indian nationals and Mauritian friends of India in Mauritius attended the event. In his special message on the occasion, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius said that India is “one of the economic powerhouses of the global economy” and “an example to the world”.  He stated that “India has been for Mauritius an inspiration, a staunch friend and partner state”.

A documentary film on the liberalised Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card scheme, as a special carve out for Mauritius, was released on the occasion.

15th August 2017

 
 
 


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