PM Modi pledges $500mn concessional line of credit to Mauritus (watch video)

PM Modi pledges $500mn concessional line of credit to Mauritus (watch video)

PM Modi pledges $500mn concessional line of credit to Mauritus (watch video)

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

12 Mar, 2015 | 3:59 pm

India pledged a concessional line of credit of USD 500 million for civil infrastructure projects in Mauritius during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the island nation on Wednesday (March 11).

Modi, who is in Mauritius on a two-day bilateral visit, said both leaders had discussed shared interests of their countries in the Indian Ocean region.

The two countries signed five agreements including on traditional medicine and homeopathy, cultural cooperation and ocean economy.

On his final leg of tour, Modi will reach Sri Lanka on Friday (March 13) where he will be meeting President Maithripala Sirisena and other senior leaders.

The Indian PM began his three-nation tour with Seychelles on Tuesday (March 10).

– REUTERS

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