GIS - 10 December, 2015: Mauritius and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will further reinforce cooperation ties and strengthen bilateral relations to achieve mutual benefits.
This was the focus of discussions during a courtesy call yesterday by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Mr Mohamed Salem Ouldsalek, on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.
In a statement, Minister Mohamed Salem Ouldsalek, spoke of the fruitful meeting with Prime Minister Jugnauth, whereby he stated that both parties raised common issues that will reap a win-win situation. He also highlighted the similarities that exist between the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and Mauritius in terms of economic development.
He concluded by reiterating the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic’s full support to the development programme in Africa as member of the African Union.
Mauritius recognised SADR as a sovereign State in July 1982, as one of the first decisions taken by the first government under the present Prime Minister. Mauritius established diplomatic relations with the SADR in 1983 and two Ambassadors from SADR have been accredited to Mauritius namely H.E. Mr Mahmoud Abdellah Habiballah, from 31 October 2006 to February 2008 and H.E. Mr Brahim Salem El-Mami Buseif from January 2009 to January 2014.
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