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Ministry of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications; Ministry for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity

Speeches - Year 2016

17 December- Passing out parade of Trainee Police Constables - Gymkhana Sports Complex, Vacoas​​

I am greatly privileged to associate myself with the Passing Out parade of 546 Trainee Police Constables, 457 male Officers and 89 female Officers, who were enlisted in July this year, and have now completed the basic foundation training for new recruits.
12 December - Dinner in honour of the Diplomatic Corps - Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments

Lady Sarojini joins me in extending to you a very warm welcome to our annual end of year diplomatic gathering.
I   always   look   forward   to   this   dinner   as   an opportunity to look back over events that have occurred during the year and to reflect on the direction in which the world is evolving.

10 December - Commissioning Ceremony of CGS Victory and Chetak Helicopters​​​

It gives me great pleasure to welcome in our midst, His Excellency Shri Manohar Parrikar, the Defence Minister of India, as well as all distinguished guests, on this special occasion.

08 December - 30th Anniversary of Coral Azur Beach Resort - Mon Choisy


It is indeed a great pleasure for me to be amongst you on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Coral Azur Beach Resort, being celebrated under the theme of ‘The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road’. 
27 November - Allocution du Premier ministre, au XVIe Sommet de la Francophonie, Antananarivo


Je voudrai commencer mon discours par remercier Monsieur le Président de la République de Madagascar pour l’accueil qui nous a été réservé. Je voudrais aussi féliciter son Excellence pour les efforts consentis et le travail accompli pour que l’organisation de ce Sommet puisse faire la fierté de notre région.
24 November - Discours du Premier ministre, à l’occasion du retour de Son Eminence, le Cardinal Maurice Piat

La République de Maurice est honorée.
La nation mauricienne est fière.
Pour la deuxième fois depuis 1988, un fils du sol servira l’Eglise Universelle et sera l’un des proches collaborateurs du Pape.