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Cabinet approved India & Mauritius MoU on Consumer Protection and Legal Metrology

Union Cabinet approved India & Mauritius MoU on Consumer Protection and Legal Metrology: Details, Aim, Highlights

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22nd November 2018, has approved MoU between India and Mauritius on Consumer Protection and Legal Metrology

The MoU is beneficial for bilateral relations of both the countries. It will help in leveraging cooperation in the field of consumer protection and will provide an institutional mechanism for the exchange of information and derive mutual benefits from development taking place in both countries.

The MoU will also promote inclusive sustainable and resilient development in the areas of Consumer Protection and Legal Metrology to deal with new challenges such as a misleading advertisement, telemarketing, multi-level marketing, and e-commerce.

The MoU will also ensure traceability of national and international standards, thereby developing new areas of expertise that may facilitate in tackling new challenges. 

Besides, periodical exchange of information and training programme will ensure gainful expertise for good governance and in fighting consumer vulnerability.

Mauritius 

Capital: Port Louis

Largest City: Port Louis

Currency: Mauritian Rupee (MUR)

National Languages: English, French

President: Barlen Vyapoory

Prime Minister: Pravind Jugnauth


 

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