Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Sunday that he is looking forward to enhancing India’s ties with Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka during his five-day visit beginning March 10.
In a series of tweets from his Twitter handle @narendramodi, linked to the Facebook account, Modi said the Indian Ocean region “is a region of great inspiration for us and India attaches paramount importance to strengthening relations with this region”.
On his first destination, Seychelles, Modi said he was “eagerly awaiting” his visit on March 11, PTI reported.
“I am very glad that I am able to visit Seychelles early on during my tenure and I look forward to working with President (James Alexis) Michel to strengthen co-operation between India and Seychelles,” he wrote.
On the second destination of Mauritius, where he will be visiting on March 11 and 12, the prime minister said it would be “very special” visit.
“I am very happy to be there with my sisters and brothers of Mauritius as they celebrate their National Day. Our relationship with Mauritius has been strong and I am committed to working with Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth to strengthening our ties further in a wide range of issues.