The government of Mauritius has decided to name one of the country’s major metro stations as Mahatma Gandhi station in thanks for India’s support for the metro express project, the country’s Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth said on Thursday.
“I am privileged to inform you that in thanks for India’s support of the Metro Express project, my government has decided to name one of the major metro stations as Mahatma Gandhi station,” Jugnauth said. Narendra Modi virtually on Thursday.
“I am proud to say that this event once again demonstrates the very special and privileged relations between Mauritius and India,” he added.
The Prime Minister also stressed that the implementation of these projects, like Metro Express, would not have been possible without the lines of credit and grants generously provided by the Indian government.
“This once again illustrates a profound and ongoing commitment to the advancement of Mauritius and the well-being of its people. Bharat ne Mauritius ko pragati ke liye hamesha sahyog diya h iske liye mauirtus ki janta hamesha Bharat ki aabhari rahegni,” he added.
Furthermore, Jugnauth said adequate housing for families in different income groups is at the top of his government’s agenda. “We have pledged to ease housing programs by building more houses and without losing any of the need to provide other facilities. Thanks to the generous USD 20 million grant from the Indian government and the addition of about USD 25 million under the Indian Line of Credit,” he added.
PM Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth jointly on Thursday virtually inaugurated the India-backed social housing project in Mauritius. They also launched the Civil Service College and 8 MW Solar PV Farm projects in Mauritius which are being implemented with development support from India.
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