Welcome To Mauritius

  • Country Profile
  • Development Agenda


The Republic of Mauritius is an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. It is viewed as a model of economic and political stability in Africa. Once dependent on sugar exports, the island has developed a strong outsourcing and financial services sector, and a thriving tourism industry. It also has one of Africa’s highest per capita incomes.

President: Ameenah Gurib

Capital: Port Louis

Population:1 .4 million

Religion: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam

Languages: English, French, Creole

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The aim of Vision 2030 is to put Mauritius into the league of high-income economies.

Main points: 1. Addressing unemployment, 2. Alleviating poverty; 3. Opening up the country and new air access policies; and 4. Sustainable development and innovation