President of India Inaugurates World Hindi Secretariat in Mauritius

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat in Mauritius capital, Port Louis. The Secretariat is fully financed by India and a grant of 33 crore rupees was provided. The land was provided by the Mauritius government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of this building in 2015. Hindi has played an important role in culture and society building in both India and Mauritius.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
  • Mauritius capital- Port Louis, President- Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Currency- Mauritian rupee.

Source- AIR World Service