Mauritius 2015

Mauritius Capital City

Yearbook 2015

Mauritius. After Alliance Lepep, chaired by former Prime Minister and President Anerood Jugnauth, won the December 2014 general election, Jugnauth agreed with President Kailash Purryag that the latter would resign in 2015. According to COUNTRYAAH, Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius which is located in Eastern Africa. The president is elected by the National Assembly and through the election, Purryag no longer had the support of a majority of the Members of Parliament. In order for the new president to transition smoothly, Purryag remained in his post until May 29. On June 5, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim ​​took office as new president after being voted by a united parliament. She thus became the country’s first elected female president. Vice President Monique Ohsan Bellepeau has resigned as interim president on two occasions. In June, the country also got its first female president in parliament, Maya Hanoomanjee.

In June, Mauritius and 26 other African countries agreed on a new free trade agreement, the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA). The agreement covers countries from Egypt in the north to South Africa in the south and was signed at a meeting in Egypt. For this to take effect, the agreement must, among other things, be ratified by the national parliaments.

Sandy beaches, clear waters and cruise ships

Mauritius has invested heavily in tourism. The country has developed and is politically calm. The services are functional and of a high standard. Mass tourism is not very popular, but the aim is to give each newcomer a unique and unique tourist experience. The setting is right for both rest and exercise: the island has a pleasant climate, beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters, as well as an interesting, colorful culture. This has also been noticed by tourists on large cruise ships calling at the island.

The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis on the northwest coast. Its architecture clearly reflects the influences of all the nationalities that have landed on the island. The Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens are an interesting place to visit.

Mauritius Capital City