Mauritius seeks India’s support in handloom, handicraft

DELHI: Mauritius has sought India’s assistance to develop its handloom and handicraft sectors, outlining the potential areas for bilateral cooperation.

Mauritius Finance Minister Pravind Jugnauth, currently on a visit to India, met Union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra on September 15, reports Business Standard.

“We seek India’s assistance to develop handloom and handicraft sectors in Mauritius,” Jugnauth said, highlighting other possible areas of bilateral cooperation like tourism and aquaculture between the neighbouring countries.

Mishra said the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector in Mauritius has “great potential” for skill development and job creation.

Mishra said his ministry will work towards establishing tool rooms and technology centres to help skill people in specific sectors, and assured all technological assistance to develop the MSME sector in Mauritius.


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