Mauritius 2003

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In 2003, Mauritius was an island nation located in the Indian Ocean. It had a population of around 1.2 million people, primarily speaking English and French. According to computergees, the capital city was Port Louis, which is home to the Presidential Palace and several other important government buildings and monuments. The economy relied heavily on its tourism sector with textiles being the main export item. Tourism was increasingly popular due to its stunning beaches and idyllic islands. In addition to its natural beauty, Mauritius had a rich cultural heritage with traditional music, cuisine and art that blended African influences with those from Europe and Asia. Despite its many challenges including poverty and political unrest in 2003, Mauritius remained a vibrant country that held great promise for its future generations.

Yearbook 2003

Mauritius. According to, Mauritius Independence Day is March 12. The former head of the country’s oldest and largest private bank, Mauritius Commercial Bank, was indicted in February for embezzlement and money laundering.

On September 30, Mauritania got his first non-Indian prime minister, Paul Bérenger, who is of French origin. Indomauritans make up 70% of the country’s population and have held power since independence in 1968. Bérenger entered into a special power-sharing agreement signed by both parties Mauritius Socialist Movement (MSM) and Mauritius Militant Movement (MMM) to defeat the Labor Party in the 2000 elections. In accordance with the agreement, the MSM leader Anerood Jugnauth was prime minister until September 30, 2003, when the MMM leader Bérenger took over. At the same time, Jugnauth transitioned to the ceremonial post of president.

With the help of foreign investment, during the year, the construction of a large IT and telecommunications center outside the capital Port Louis was underway. With the facility, which is being built under the guidance of Indian specialists, Mauritania wants to attract foreign companies and diversify the economy which today is dependent on textile manufacturing, luxury tourism and sugar exports. At the same time, major investments were made to increase IT skills at all levels of the school.

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Republic of Mauritius Brief Guide

According to AbbreviationFinder, Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean 900 kilometers east of Madagascar. The island is known for its beautiful white beaches, wonderful climate, good hotels and friendly residents.

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Time difference
The time difference between Mauritius and Finland is +2 hours in winter and +1 hour in summer.

Mauritius is generally a safe tourist destination. Valuables should be kept in the hotel safe. However, general caution within common sense is desirable throughout the journey. Current security warnings for all countries can be found on the Foreign Ministry’s website.

Food and drink
Mauritus is called one of the most delicious paradise islands in the world. The colorfulness of the island is reflected in the kitchen of the country. Over the years, the island has been influenced by migration flows and tourists. Locals call their food Creole food, which often means fish, seafood with various sauces, and chili-flavored tomato sauce. Pickled fruits or vegetables and chutney are used as a side dish. Indian influences are also visible in e.g. in the form of curries, as well as the taste world of Chinese food. As a specialty, remnants of the colonial era, many restaurants offer a French dessert menu, Creme Brulee. Fresh and tasty fruit is plentiful. All water and beverages must be industrially bottled. Salads and vegetables should also be rinsed with bottled water. The food should be heated or cooked. Reheated foods should be avoided.