Ghana and Mauritius Forging Stronger and Closer Ties
In a statement made on 11th March, 2017 by the Prime Minister,
Mr Jugnauth, during the State Banquet hosted in honour
of the Chief Guest of the Government on the occasion of the
National Day Celebrations 2017,
the Vice president of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bwumia.
The Prime Minister said, beyond our bilateral relationships,
Mauritius looks forward to working with Ghana
in regional and international fora to take the African
agenda forward on all issues of common interest,
including climate change, environmental preservation
, Sustainable Development Goals, and security.
Jugnauth further highlighted that the two countries
share many convictions, and it is only natural that
Ghana and Mauritius are forging closer and stronger ties.
He added that Mauritius look forward in the years to come to grow
these relations through a vibrant economic partnership.
He emphasised that the developments between the two countries
augur well for the relationship as they reflect the strength
and depth of our determination to work in close partnership
to uplift the lives of both populations.
The Prime Minister pointed out that Ghana is very appreciative
of the progress Mauritius has made in the banking
and financial services sector and has requested the assistance of
Mauritius to develop this area of activity in Ghana.
He added that Mauritius has accepted to provide all the necessary
support and sharing of experience and knowledge in that direction.
He underscored that Mauritius is firmly committed to greater cooperation
at the international level and to deepening integration at the regional level.
The Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia,
pointed outthat in Ghana they have observed with great admiration,
how over the decades,Mauritius has steadily streamlined
and harnessed its tourism potential and sugar production
as a valuable economic resource, and a source of foreign exchange.
He lauded Mauritius for having successfully diversified its economy
into a strong modern one revolving around agriculture, manufacturing,
construction, financial sector, ICT, hotels and real estate.
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia highlighted that Ghana and Mauritius
share a common vision in the pursuit of poverty eradication
and the attainment of sustainable economic development,
which will ultimately improve standards of living of the population
of both countries.
This vision has occasioned the forging of stronger bonds in the area of
economic cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two nations, he added.
Prime Minister Jugnauth Launches the Metro Express Project
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on Friday 10 March 2017 atthe Old Train Station in Caudan, Port.