The consolidation of bilateral and economic ties between Mauritius and the Comoros

The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mauritius (MCCI) and the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture (UCCIA) of Comoros, in collaboration with the Board of Investment and Enterprise Mauritius, organised a business forum on Thursday 27th April 2017. 

Four agreements were signed between the two countries during the forum, namely:  A Memorandum of Understanding between the UCCIA and MCCI, a Memorandum of Understanding between BOI and its Comoros counterpart, the National Agency for Investment Promotion of the Comoros, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Mauritian and the Comorian Ministry of Health bearing on medical evacuation and an Agreement on the transfer of prisoners.

With a view to consolidating fruitful collaboration between the two countries, Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius and Mr. Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of Comoros Island, also signed a reciprocal agreement for the exemption of travel visas between Mauritius and the Comoros.

Furthermore, the Comorian President announced the setting up of a Comoros embassy in Mauritius. To consolidate diplomatic relations, the Honorary Consul of Mauritius will be elevated to the rank of General Consul for the Comoros.

Source: Board of Investment