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SADC Secretariat Celebrates Mauritius Independence and Republic Day

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat joined in commemorating the 56th Independence Day and 32nd Republic Day of Mauritius. This significant occasion marks the liberation of Mauritius from British colonial rule on March 12, 1968, followed by its establishment as a republic in 1992.

The celebration at the SADC Secretariat highlighted the rich history and cultural heritage of Mauritius, emphasizing the pivotal role of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, the island nation’s first Prime Minister, in steering the country towards independence.

Mauritius holds a special place within the SADC family, having joined as the 12th Member State and the first island nation in 1995. This accession, marked by the signing of instruments of accession by then Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, underscored Mauritius’ commitment to regional cooperation and integration.

Renowned globally for its breathtaking landscapes, including pristine beaches, lagoons, reefs, waterfalls, and rainforests, Mauritius stands as a premier holiday destination, captivating visitors with its natural beauty and vibrant culture.

In extending warm wishes to the Republic of Mauritius, the SADC Secretariat expressed hopes for enduring peace and prosperity for all Mauritian citizens and future generations.

As Mauritius celebrates its 56th Independence Day and 32nd Republic Day, the SADC Secretariat joins in honoring the achievements and resilience of the Mauritian people.

Happy 56th Independence Day and 32nd Republic Day to the Republic of Mauritius and its people.

Additional source: SADC

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