Known for its beautiful terrain Marituius is a heaven for tourists and film makers in Southern part of African continent. The country includes the island of Mauritius, Rodriguez and some outer islands. The islands of Mauritius and Rodriguez (172 km (107 mi) southwest) form part of the Mascarene Islands. The area of the country is 2,040 km2. The capital and largest city is Port Louis
Mauritian President Dr Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim has visited Pakistan most recently. H.E Dr Ameenah Firdaus arrived in Karachi on Sunday on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.
During her four-day stay in Pakistan, the Mauritius president who is leading a nine-member delegation has also visited Islamabad.
H.E Ms. Ameenah has met with President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr Islamabad. During the meeting matters of mutual interest as well as regional and international importance came under discussion.
Prior to the meeting President Mamnoon Hussain greeted the Mauritian President at the presidency who had earlier arrived in the capital from Karachi on Sunday.
A contingent of tri-services guard presented guard of honour to the visiting dignitary, who also reviewed the parade. The national anthems of the two countries were played.
Dr. Ameenah planted a friendship sapling at the memorial garden of Shakarparian on Sunday. Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman, the Minister-in-waiting, and senior officials of the Capital Development Authority accompanied the visiting dignitary. The Mauritius president also visited the Pakistan Monument, which represents four provinces and three territories of the country.
The visit has set the grounds for a new era of relationship between the two countries.