- 28 September, 2017:
Mauritius and Italy will focus on tapping the high potential of human resources in Mauritius for better collaboration in the different economic spheres as well as in new avenues of cooperation for the mutual interest of both countries.
This was at the fore of discussions between the newly appointed Ambassador of Italy to Mauritius, Mr Donnici, with residence in Pretoria, South Africa, this afternoon during a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
In a statement, Mr Donnici expressed satisfaction regarding his meeting with the Prime Minister and spoke of further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries. Discussions also centered on deepening cooperation in the fields of tourism, environment, sanitation, the fight against pollution, as well as cultural issues owing to the cultural diversity in Mauritius.
Some 800 Italian residents are currently working in Mauritius in sectors such as manufacturing and textile and around 9 000 Mauritians live in Italy.
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