President of Mauritius Prithvirajsing Roopun, accompanied by his spouse and high officials of the Mauritius government, arrived in Dhaka on Thursday.
He was received at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by Minister of Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Huq.
This is the first president-level visit from Mauritius to Bangladesh.
Roopun will join the ‘6th Indian Ocean Conference 2023’ to be held in Dhaka as well as bilateral programmes.
He will also meet with President Mohammed Shahabuddin at Bangabhaban.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmad will pay courtesy calls on the visiting President of Mauritius.
The President of Mauritius will visit the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his martyred family members.
He is also due to visit the Liberation War Museum in Dhaka. During his tour, he will see textile industries as well.
Bangladesh and Mauritius have excellent bilateral relations, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The relations have been reinforced by the presence of around 20,000 Bangladeshis in Mauritius employed there.