Relations between Turkey and Mauritius

Turkey attaches importance to develop its relations with Mauritius, a stable democracy and an important economic actor in the region.

The Turkish Embassy in Antananarivo, which became operational on 21 April 2010, is also accredited to Mauritius. Mauritius’s Embassy in Berlin is accredited to Turkey.

Turkey has an Honorary Consulate-General in Port-Louis.

Bilateral foreign trade volume was 72,2 million US Dollars as of 2018.

In order to provide a sound legal basis for bilateral economic relations, several agreements have already been signed with Mauritius, including a Free Trade Agreement, Economic and Commercial Cooperation Agreement and Mutual Promotion and Protection of the Investments Agreement. The first meeting of the Joint Economic Committee established within the framework of the Free Trade Agreement was held in Port Louis on 17-18 November, 2016.

Turkey allocates scholarships for Mauritian students each year. Since 1992, 52 scholarships have been provided.

Within the framework of the International Junior Diplomats Training Program, organized by the Diplomacy Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 4 junior diplomats from Mauritius have been hosted far.

Turkish Airlines has direct flights from İstanbul to Mauritius since 15 th of December, 2015, which contributes to the further development of bilateral relations in all fields.