India announced a $500 million line of credit to Mauritius as the two countries resolved to deepen ties in a range of areas including the maritime domain. The two countries also signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth.
In a statement, Modi stated he and Jugnauth agreed that effective management of conventional and non-conventional threats in the Indian Ocean is essential to pursue economic opportunities.
Static Takeaways for SBI PO Mains Exam-
- Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is present President of Mauritius
- Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius.
- The Mauritian Rupee is the currency of Mauritius.
Source- Economics Times