Mauritius To Host 11th World Hindi Conference

The 11th World Hindi Conference will be held in Mauritius in August 2018 with an aim to increase the popularity of Hindi globally. The Union External Affairs Ministry has already undertaken the work on the international meet.

The main theme of the Conference is ‘Hindi Vishwa Aur Bharatiy Sanskriti’. The World Hindi Secretariat (WHS) will be the organising authority of the event. The conference will cover both classical and modern elements of Hindi and will see participation of delegates and scholars of Hindi from all over the world.
Source- The Hindu

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • The World Hindi Conference was conceptualised in Wardha of Maharashtra in 1973 and the first conference was held in Nagpur in 1975.
  • Mauritius Capital- Port Louis, Currency- Mauritian rupee.