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Mauritius High Commissioner to Pakistan Rashidally Soobadar has offered the island’s expertise to exploit Pakistan’s untapped potential of tourism sector, saying he believed it can significantly contribute to the country’s economy.

“Mauritius has a very organized tourism sector which contributes 25% to its economy and I offer my country’s technical assistance to promote services and system to make Pakistan an international tourists’ hub” he said in an interview with Associated Press of Pakistan (APP). 

Soobadar said Pakistan was an ideal country and, “I suggest the authorities concerned to adopt Mauritius model to make it an ideal tourists’ destination.”

The Mauritius envoy also reportedly offered to train Pakistani youth in hotel management.

“We have a very soft visa policy for Pakistanis and Mauritius is ready to further facilitate to the willing students from here, who can benefit from the education opportunities available there.”

The Mauritius has 100% literacy rate and its national are enjoying free education, however, intending Pakistani students can be accommodated on a nominal fee structure, he added.

Mauritius envoy in Pakistan offers expertise to promote tourism
Mauritius High Commissioner to Pakistan Rashidally Soobadar

He also highlighted opportunities for the Pakistani manpower in Mauritius health sector and said, “the country has $13000 per capita income which is quite attractive for the Asian workforce.” 

To a question about China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, he said Mauritius was interested to reap trade benefits from One Belt One Road initiative but some modalities were required to be determined for Free Trade Agreement between the two countries.  

After completion of the CPEC project the trade ties would be boosted with the entire region especially the African continent and Pakistan’s access to those markets can help its economy, he remarked.

Source: Associated Press of Pakistan

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