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Mauritius seeks India’s help for Light Rail Transit System

PORT LOUIS

Mauritius is in discussions with India for technical as well as financial assistance with regard to building a Light Rail Transit (LRT) System in the island nation.

The LRT System, which would link capital city Port Louis with residential hub Curepipe, is expected to cost about Rs 40 billion.

“We are in discussions with the government of India with regard to a Light Rail Transit system to connect Port Louis and Curepipe.

“The proposed project will cope with increasing road traffic congestion in Mauritius,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mauritius) Counsellor Vish Mungur said.

Read more at Economic Times

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