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Context: Indian PM along with his Mauritius counterpart inaugurated the New Supreme Court building in Mauritius through video conferencing.

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  • The project has been completed with an assistance of $ 28.12 million from the Indian Government which comes without any hidden conditions for jeopardizing the sovereignty of Mauritius.
  • The building equipped with the latest technology will help the Mauritius judiciary in making justice more efficient, accessible and inclusive.
  • The project was completed on time at below initial level costs, signifying India’s commitment towards the neighbourhood countries.
  • The assistance is in line with India’s vision of ‘SAGAR – Security and Growth for All in the Region’ and is a testimony to the enhanced closeness between the Indian Ocean countries.

The cooperation between two neighbours is based on core values of ‘Respect’, ‘Diversity’, ‘Care for the Future’, and ‘Sustainable Development’.

SAGAR:

  • In 2015, Indian PM unveiled India’s strategic vision for the Indian Ocean: Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR). 
  • It is “consultative, democratic and equitable” in nature.
  • It has both distinct and inter-related elements – such as - 
    • deepening economic and security cooperation in the littorals, 
    • enhancing capacities to safeguard land and maritime territories, 
    • working towards sustainable regional development and blue Economy,
    • promoting collective action to deal with non-traditional threats like natural disasters, piracy, terrorism etc.
  • It therefore has an inclusive vision with politico-economic-security cooperation and respect for international maritime laws at its centre.


Source:

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1642276

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