The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee visited Mauritius from 11 March 2013 to 13 March 2013. He was invited to be the chief guest at the 45th Independence Day celebrations of Mauritius.
During his visit to Mauritius, he also visited to the Aapravasi Ghat, which is the World Heritage Site. This is the place where Indian labourers first landed.
Three main MoUs were signed between India and Mauritius during the visit of Pranab Mukherjee.
These MoUs are:
• Memorandum of Understanding in the field of persons with disabilities and senior citizens
• Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of health and medicine
• Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of tourism