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.
Capital: Port Louis
Largest City: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
National Languages: English, French
President: Barlen Vyapoory
Prime Minister: Pravind Jugnauth