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President Ramkalawan congratulates Mauritius on Independence Day |13 March 2023

In a message, marking the 55th Independence Day anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius,

President Wavel Ramkalawan describes this year’s anniversary as “a significant milestone in the nation’s history, as it celebrates over five decades of independence and progress”.

“Over the years, Mauritius has achieved remarkable growth in a multitude of sectors, becoming a leading nation in our region and the African continent,” comments President Ramkalawan.

He attributes the development and stability of Mauritius as a testimony to its government and people's hard work and resilience.

He says that through its good governance, democracy and human rights, Mauritius has earned the respect and admiration of the international community, describing it “as a valued member of the global family of nations”.

In a separate message to President Prithvirajsing Roopun, President Ramkalawan spoke of the excellent bilateral relations between Seychelles and Mauritius.

“A relationship between two nations is based on strong partnership and collaboration built on mutual trust, shared values and common understanding. Beyond the many areas of cooperation, the two nations share a long history of association, geographical proximity, and ancestral linkages,” concludes President Ramkalawan.


Press release from the department of Foreign Affairs

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