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On the reception on the occasion of the Russian National Day

On the 12th of June in the Hotel Intercontinental an official reception was held on the occasion of the National Day of the Russian Federation organized by the Russian Embassy to the Republic of Mauritius. H.E. Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius Mr.P.Vyapoory, the Honourable Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius Mr.P.Jugnauth, the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly Mrs. S.Hanoomanjee, the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. S.Lutchmeenaraidoo, the Right Honourable Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence, Minister for Rodrigues Sir A.Jugnauth, the Honourable Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. P.Roopun, the Honourable Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms Mr. M.Boissezon, the Honourable Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security Mr. M.Seeruttun, the Honourable Minister of Tourism Mr. A.Gayan, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mrs. U.Dwarka Canabady, Lord Mayor of Port Louis Mr. D.Laurent, Commissioner of Police Mr. M.Nobin and the Head of the Mauritian Fire and Rescue Service Mr. L.Pallen were present at the event. Moreover, heads and members of diplomatic missions, accredited to the Republic of Mauritius, members of the coordinating council of Russian compatriots, resident in Mauritius, as well as the Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian Universities and representatives of social, political and business sectors of the country also participated in the reception.

In his address, the Russian Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr.K.Klimovskiy described the large scale celebrations organized together with the Mauritian side in March 2018 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius. He expressed satisfaction with the fruitful cooperation between the both countries in the UN fora and other international meetings and gave details on further steps aiming to develop the mutually beneficial cooperation in the fields of higher education, fisheries, tourism, finance and banks etc. The Ambassador announced the issue of the anniversary stamp, dedicated to the golden jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations as well as the beginning of the project of installing a bust of Alexander Pushkin in Port Louis.

After the official ceremony H.E. Mr.K.Klimovskiy showed to the high officials the photo exhibition devoted to the history of bilateral diplomatic relations and the upcoming World Cup 2018 that will start in Russia on the 14th of June.

During the reception the video representing the Yekaterinburg city bidding for EXPO 2025 was demonstrated.

Journalists from the MBC and several Mauritian newspapers were present during the event.

On organizing a Sports Day in a Mauritian school

On the 8th of June, 2018 a Sports Day was organized in the Mauritian Pre-Primary School Quest Cubs supported by the Russian Embassy to the Republic of Mauritius and dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Russia.

The event started with the address of the schools Managing Director Mrs. C.John in which she expressed gratitude to the Russian Embassy and outlined that such event is organized for the first time in the institution.

The Third Secretary of the Embassy Mr. A.Buzanakov made a speech in which he described how Russia prepares for the upcoming World Cup and spoke about the significance of the Championship. After the football games and competitions children were granted with memorable gifts and the main symbol of the World Cup Zabiwaka.

In the second part of the Sports Day a photo exhibition was presented by the Embassy dedicated to the 2018 Russia World Cup and devoted to the rich Russian culture and extraordinary beauty of our regions. Russian national handmade souvenirs were also presented to the public.

Finally, teachers, children, and their parents had the chance to try the Russian national dishes and chocolate candies especially delivered from Moscow.

MBCs correspondents were present during the Sports Day.

First Immortal Regiment march was held in Mauritius

On May 12th, 2018 the Immortal Regiment march took place for the first time in the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius. The initiative proposed by the Embassy was enthusiastically welcomed by Russian compatriots living in Mauritius.

The event started with solemn procession at the central square in the front of the Embassy accompanied by the soviet wartime music. More than 50 people took part in the event. Among them, there were activists from compatriots association Russian cultural and educational center led by its chairperson O.Bogacheva, staff of the Embassy and members of association of Mauritian graduates of Soviet and Russian Universities. Some compatriots came from distant parts of the Island. Moreover, there were many children amongst participants.

The evening continued in the Embassy club where members of compatriots association presented patriotic performance on the occasion of the Victory Day.

H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius, welcomed all guests and expressed his high appreciation for supporting the initiative. The Head of the Diplomatic Mission emphasized that such event took place in Mauritius for the first time and expressed hope that it will become a tradition.

During the concert pupils and teachers of the Russian educational center Teremok performed popular patriotic poetry and songs. During the event, several images of the war theme were demonstrated as well as the videos of ceremony of laying flowers to the memorial of the Eternal Flame located in Moscow. In the final stage of the evening, the Russian Ambassador awarded certificates of appreciation to the most active participants of the compatriots association, to both adults and school-age children.

The evening concluded with a friendly cocktail where various dishes of traditional Russian cuisine were offered to the guests.

On the participation of the Russian Ambassador in the launching ceremony dedicated to the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup

On the 12th of May, 2018 a launching ceremony of the official album of the FIFA World Cup 2018 took place in Mauritius organized by the Winimage Ltd. that is the official representative of Panini for Mauritius. The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy, Director of the Winimage Ltd. I.Jugoo, Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Mauritius the Hon. J.Aliphon, Director of Sports of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Mauritius Mr.S.Pillay. Moreover, the Symbol of the World Cup wolf Zabiyaka also participated in the ceremony and provoked an emotional tornado among the children of a Mauritian youth football school that also took part in the event in full football equipment.

In his address, H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy gave details about how Russia is preparing to meet in June 2018 the 32 best world football teams, about newly built football stadiums and roads, about possibilities of free and rapid transit for fans between the hosting cities and about the implementation of new technologies in the World Cup-2018. He outlined that the decision is taken by the Russian side to cancel the visa requirements for fans during the World Tournament. Only the so-called Fan ID is required for foreigners when travelling to Russia.

H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy expressed certitude that a trip to Russia for the World Cup will be unforgettable for Mauritian fans. It might be the best opportunity to get familiar with the unique Russian culture and nature, to get acquainted with Russian traditional hospitality. Finally, the Russian Ambassador assured the participants of the ceremony that the World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia at the highest level.

On the concert organized within the Russian cultural week in Mauritius dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius

On the 27th of March in the Theatre Serge Constantin the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Federal Budgetary Organization Rosconcert, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius and the Ministry of Arts and Culture of the Republic of Mauritius organized a concert of classical and traditional music within the Russian cultural week in Mauritius dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius. Famous Russian musicians of the ensemble New Russian Quartet and duet Russian Soul performed on the concert.

The Right Hon. Minister Mentor, Minister of Defense, Minister of Rodrigues of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Sir Mr. A.Jugnauth, former President of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K.Offman, former President of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. Bundhun, Director of the African Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. A.Kemarskiy, heads and members of some diplomatic missions accredited to the Republic of Mauritius, Russian compatriots and Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian universities were participating in the event. Moreover, doors were open to everyone and therefore many Mauritian admirers of music were present at the concert, including students of the local Conservatory where the Russian musicians gave a master-class one day later.

In his welcoming address, the Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr. K. Klimovskiy expressed gratitude to Mauritian head authorities, administration of the theatre for organizing the concert.

Before the start of the concert, a minute of silence was declared in view of the heavy fire that took place on March 25, 2018 in commercial center in Kemerovo and has claimed many lives and left many people injured. The New Russian Quartet opened the concert by dedicating a lyrical composition of P. Tchaikovsky to the memory of the victims.

The Russian ensemble New Russian Quartet played the best compositions of A.Borodin, P.Tchaikovsky, I.Stravinsky, S.Rachmaninoff and D.Shostakovich. Then, the folk duet Russian soul performed Russian traditional songs and creations of N.Paganini, A.Archipovskiy, U.Shishakov, A.Tsygankov and other authors.

After the concert many spectators outlined the highest professional excellence of the Russian musicians and expressed gratitude for the beautiful gift to commemorate the golden anniversary and communicated hopes that the Russian musical presence in Mauritius will be permanent.

On the participation of the Russian delegation in the activities within the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Russian-Mauritian diplomatic relations and the opening of the Russian cultural week the Russian delegation visited Mauritius from 25 to 28 of March represented by the First Deputy Chairman of the International Relations Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation (the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament) Mrs. Svetlana Zhurova, the Director of the African Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Andrei Kemarskiy and the Vice-Rector for International Affairs of the Peoples Friendship University of Russia Mrs. Larisa Efremova.

Russian representatives took part in the official reception organized on this remarkable occasion by the Russian Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius. During the reception the members of the delegation had a brief conversation with the acting President of Mauritius H.E. Mr. P. Vyapoory and other high level officials present at the event. Representatives of the Mauritian political authorities transferred their most sincere congratulations on the occasion of the re-election of H.E. Mr. V. Putin on the post of the President of the Russian Federation.

During her stay, Mrs. S. Zhurova met the Speaker of the National Assembly of Mauritius Mrs. S.B. Hanoomanjee. In the course of the meeting the parties discussed possible ways of establishing contacts between parliaments of the both countries as well as the cooperation between Russian and Mauritian delegations within the framework of international parliamentary forums.

Mrs. Zhurova and Mr. Kemarskiy were received by the Hon. Minister of International Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. S. Lutchmeenaraidoo. During the conversation the accent was made on the historically friendly relations between Russia and Mauritius, common attitude regarding the main international issues and the readiness to promote the mutually beneficial ties in various fields.

The consultations between Mr. Kemarskiy and the Secretary for Foreign Affairs Mrs. Dwarka Canabady along with representatives of different departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade and other state authorities and institutions. The parties discussed matters of coordination of efforts between the two countries in such UN fields as the fight against terrorism, extremism and transboundary crime. The special attention was attracted to perspectives of cooperation within the framework of regional integrational organizations (SADC, IOC etc.). The basic ways of collaboration on the commercial economic sphere were also discussed. It was outlined, that its volume does not correspond to the traditional high level of the existing political contacts. In this regard, the attention was focused on ways to promote cooperation in the fields of commerce and innovation, banking, high technologies including communications, tourism, education, culture etc.

During her stay, Mrs. Larisa Efremova had several meetings in the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research and in the University of Mauritius. The Mauritian party expressed its gratitude on the support in training national staff rendered by the Soviet Union and Russia during 50 years of bilateral relations. Mrs. Efremova and Vice-Rector of the University of Mauritius Mr. D. Jhurry agreed to prepare an agreement on collaboration between the two universities. Her meeting with the members of the Mauritian-Russian Association of Friendship that was established by Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian universities (including Peoples Friendship University, the eldest member graduated in 1966) turned out bright and memorable.

The main result of the visit of the Russian delegation the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mauritius always were and continue to be traditionally friendly states interested in the further development of the whole complex of bilateral relations, maintaining close collaboration on the international arena on actual African and global issues.

On the official reception on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius

On the 26th of March in the hotel Le Meridien an official reception was held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mauritius and the launching of the Russian cultural week. The event was organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius.

H.E. Mr. B. Vyapoory, acting president of the Republic of Mauritius, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. S. Lutchmeenaraidoo, Hon. Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Warfare H.E. Mr. Jadoo-Jaunbocus, Hon. Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment Mr. Cheong as well as heads and diplomats of several directorates of the Mauritian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, heads and members of diplomatic missions accredited to the Republic of Mauritius, Mauritian graduates of Soviet and Russian universities and Russian compatriots resident in Mauritius all of them participated in this remarkable event.

The Russian delegation was represented by the First Deputy Chairman of the International Relations Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation (the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament) H.E. Mrs. Svetlana Zhurova, the Director of the African Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Andrei Kemarskiy and the Vice-Rector for International Affairs of the Peoples Friendship University of Russia Mrs. Larisa Efremova.

During the official reception, the Embassy of the Russian Federation launched a photo exhibition dedicated to the history of bilateral diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius. Photos of official political documents, bilateral agreements and important receptions that reflect our close, historically friendly relations were demonstrated to the high level officials and distinguished guests.

On the opening ceremony the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. S. Lutchmeenaraidoo and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K. Klimovskiy addressed to the public. The head of the Russian diplomatic mission described main directions of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation in Africa and the region of the Indian Ocean, stated the perspectives of bilateral diplomatic relations in various fields and expressed gratitude to the highest authorities of the Republic of Mauritius for supporting the Russian cultural week. The head of Mauritian diplomacy in his address shared his bright recollections of his official visit to Russia that was held in November 2017, when he met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. S. Lavrov.

The group of Russian artists New Russian Quartet that came to Mauritius to participate in the Russian cultural week due to the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Russian federal state-funded cultural institution Rosconcert and the Ministry of Arts and Culture of the Republic of Mauritius performed several compositions of P.Tchaikovsky, D.Shostakovich, I.Stravinsky, M.Mussorgsky.

After the concert a cocktail was held where the Russian party offered some national dishes and demonstrated traditional handmade souvenirs.

The Russian delegation members and the high-level officials of Mauritius talked a lot during the cocktail about the historical ties between our countries and discussed the ways to raise the mutually beneficial cooperation in different fields to a new level. Mauritian officials asked to deliver their sincere congratulations to Russian people on the reelection of H.E. Mr. V. Putin on the post of the President of the Russian Federation.

The event was held in a warm, friendly atmosphere.

On the Launching Ceremony of the Russian cinema week in Mauritius

On the March 23, 2018 a Launching ceremony of the Russian cinema week was held in the MCine Trianon on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mauritius dedicated to the retrospective screening of movies of the Russian film corporation Mosfilm.

The Hon. Attorney General, and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms H.E. Mr. M. Gobin, the administration of the Mauritius Film Development Corporation, heads and members of several diplomatic missions accredited to Mauritius, members of the association of Russian compatriots and Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian universities as well as Mauritian admirers of cinema participated in the event.

The ceremony was rich of performances of the teachers and pupils of the Russian educational center Teremok who presented Russian songs and dances in national costumes.

An exchange of speeches between the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K. Klimovskiy and the chief guest Hon. Attorney General, and Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms H.E. Mr. M. Gobin took place.

The head of the Russian mission told the guests about the historically friendly ties between Russia and Mauritius and described the movies that are presented during the week. He also thanked the Russian film corporation Mosfilm for the possibility to present films that are part of the Russian classic cinema including several new works. The Russian Ambassador gave a high appreciation to the cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade as well with the Ministry of Arts and Culture of the Republic of Mauritius who fully supported the Russian initiative and assured the best organisation of the Russian cinema week. The Hon. Minister confirmed the intention of Mauritian people to get to know the rich Russian culture better.

Before the screening of the Anna Karenina. Vronskiys story (2017) the guests were able to see the video message of the Director general of the biggest Russian film corporation and the famous filmmaker Mr. K. Shakhnazarov.

We quote the message above:

I am very happy to present Russian movies to Mauritian citizens within the framework of the Russian cultural week that is dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Mauritius and the Russian Federation. I represent the studio of cinema Mosfilm - the biggest cinema corporation in Russia and we will demonstrate several movies of different years, genres including our last works. I hope that these screenings will strengthen the neighborly relations between our countries and will be effective for you to better understand our culture. Finally, cinema is the language that makes us closer and more human.

Thank you for your attention, this is a big opportunity and a great momentum for me and my colleagues to continue our work.

Thank you!.

On the week of Russian cinema in Mauritius

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Day & Date

TIME

LOCATION

FILM

DURATION OF FILM

1

Frid 23/3

19.00 hrs

Mcine Trianon

Anna Karenina Vronskys story

2hr14mins

2

Sat 24/3

19.00 hrs

Mcine Flacq

The Cranes are Flying

1hr32mins

3

Sat 24/3

19.00 hrs

Mertropolitan Rose Belle

Solaris

2hr41mins

4

Sund 25/3

19.00 hrs

Novelty Cinema Curepipe

White Tiger

1hr44mins

5

Sund 25/3

19.00 hrs

Cinema Kings Goodlands

Anna Karenina Vronskys story

2hr14mins

6

Sat 31/3

19.00 hrs

Mcine Trianon

Moscow does not Believe Tears

2hr22mins

7

Sund 1/4

19.00 hrs

Mcine Trianon

The Vanished Empire

1hr45mins

On the call of the Russian oceanographic research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky to Mauritius

From the 11th to the 18th of March the Russian oceanographic research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky visited Mauritius on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mauritius. The captain of the vessel Mr. Pyshkin participated in activities organized on the 12th of March in Port Louis on the solemn occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius. He was also received by the Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. Lutchmeenaraidoo with a courtesy visit.

Staff of the Russian Embassy, members of the association of Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian Universities MAURUSS, members of the coordinating council of Russian compatriots, teachers and students of La Bourdonnais lyceum where Russian language is taught and Mauritius citizens also visited the vessel.

Visit of children from a Mauritian orphanage to the vessel was very touching. Along with the tour around the ship, the marine officers told various stories about their profession and offered Russian traditional sweets and drinks to the children. In conclusion, several Russian high rank officers outlined a big curiosity of the representatives of Mauritian youth.

The Mauritius party also organized a cultural program, the Russian marines got familiar with the history of the island State and the main historical sights of Mauritius. In particular, they visited the Mahebourg Naval Museum and the Grand Port.

On the 16th of March a meeting between Russian and Mauritian experts was held. The captain described the research capacities of the Admiral Vladimirsky and of the oceanographic fleet of the Russian Federation. The parties discussed possible directions of cooperation in the field of Indian Ocean researches.

On the 17th of March the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius in collaboration with the administration of the vessel organized a cocktail on board of the Admiral Vladimisrky. The event was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius. The Honourable Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. Gayan, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs H.E. Mrs. Dwarka Canabady, heads and representatives of various diplomatic missions accredited to Mauritius, the president of MAURUSS association and the members of the association of Russian Compatriots, Mauritian diplomats and representatives of other state institutions took part in the aforementioned event.

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Klimovskiy and the Honourable Minister of Tourism H.E. Mr. Gayan outlined the historical friendly ties of Russian-Mauritian relations and highlighted the actual high level of cooperation.

The call of the Russian oceanographic vessel Admiral Vladimirsky to the Port-Louis harbor arouse only positive reaction from the Mauritian society and became an important landmark in the mutually beneficial cooperation between our two countries.

On the concert organized by Russian compatriots in Mauritius

On the 8th of March, 2018 an evening dedicated to the International Womens Day was organized in the main hall of the Embassy. Overall, about 70 people participated in the event: members of the community of Russian compatriots resident in Mauritius, members of the Association of graduates from Soviet and Russian universities and Embassy staff among them.

In his welcoming address, the Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr. K. Klimovskiy gave details on the forthcoming events in the second half of March dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between Russia and Mauritius. He encouraged all Russian citizens to participate in the Presidential elections that will be held in the Embassy on the 18th of March. Then,

H.E. Mr. Klimovskiy congratulated the participants with the Womens Day and performed a lyric song, dedicated to all women.

During the second part of the event, teachers and pupils of the Russian educational center Teremok headed by Mrs. Olga Bogacheva organized a concert. It was an unforgettable evening! Colorful costumes and smiles, touching poetry devoted to mothers and grandmothers, sketches and contests! Performances of young and experienced artists were greeted by a storm of applause.

The concert showed that the Russian community in Mauritius is rich of true talents that represent our spiritual and musical culture in a unique and valuable way.

On the Interview of the Russian Ambassador in advance of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius

In advance of this significant date 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius the Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy gave an interview to Mauritian journalists. In particular, he emphasized the role of Russia in strengthening international peace and security, the importance of joint Russian-Mauritian efforts within the framework of the United Nations Organization and its specialized agencies that are focused on ensuring a democratic and fair world based on strict respect of the International Law, regional conflict settlement, countering terrorism and other challenges of the XXI century. Upon request of journalists, the Russian Ambassador clarified the position of the Russian Federation concerning the issues of security and cooperation in the Indian Ocean.

H.E. Mr. Klimovskiy described the main directions of bilateral cooperation and gave details of the Russian cultural week in Mauritius that will include the screening of retrospective movies of Mosfilm studio, the concert of classical and national music performed by Russian musicians, photo exhibition dedicated to the history of Russian-Mauritian relations etc.

Click for details: https://www.lexpress.mu/article/327551/his-excellency-konstantin-klimovsky-russian-federation-seeking-enlarge-its-ocean

On the meeting with the Hon. Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping

On the 9th of February, 2018 the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius organized in collaboration with the Musical Society of Mauritius a concert of a popular Russian pianist, Honoured Artist of Russia

Petr Dmitriev. The colorful musical event was held in a well known among admirors of music hall Eureka situated in an ancient estate of the XIX century.

The event timed to the Russian Diplomats Day was held in the company of the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mauritius Mrs. Dwarka Canabady, heads of several diplomatic missions, accredited to Mauritius, activists of Mauritian-Russian friendship association (Mauritian graduates of Soviet and Russian Universities) and compatriots. In his welcoming speech, Russian Ambassador Mr. K. Klimovskiy told about the history of the holiday and traditions of Russian diplomatic service. He also defined some of the most actual and important directions of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation. Ambassador underlined that this year will be marked by the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius and informed the guests of the forthcoming at the end of March Russian cultural week in Mauritius.

The concert of the Russian virtuoso ended with a stunning success and was possible thanks to the sponsored support of Mr. K. Malofeev, president of the board of directors of the Tzargrad group of companies. Musician performed compositions of F.Chopin, S.Rakhmaninov and M.Mousogskiy. After the concert, a cocktail with traditional Russian dishes was held.

On the 10th of February, 2018 the Ambassador of the Russian Federation had a meeting in the educational center Teremok with the children of Russian compatriots that reside in Mauritius. He described in details to them and their parents the history of the Russian Diplomatic Service and the important role that Russia plays nowadays to keep peace and security on our planet. He also talked about the activities of the Russian Embassy to Mauritius. He presented various historical photos on the subject. K. Klimovskiy invited the audience to participate in the Russian cultural week that will be held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary celebrations.

On the meeting with the Hon. Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping

On the 6th of February 2018, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy paid a ceremonial visit to the Hon. Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. P. Koonjoo.

Activation of bilateral cooperation in the fields of fisheries, marine resources and the collaboration on scientific studies of the Indian Ocean were discussed.

The Hon. Minister was interested in the entry of the Russian Oceanographic vessel Admiral Vladimiskiy in March, this year. It was agreed to organize a meeting of staff of the corresponding Mauritian institution with the Russian experts to exchange experience in the sphere of marine resources.

On the publication in Le Mauricien

On the 5th of February, 2018 Le Mauricien published an article Much ado about nothing, written by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. K.Klimovskiy.

Responding to an article Manif monster contre Poutine that was published earlier, Ambassador disproved statements concerning the mass demonstrations against Russian authorities and underlined that the elections will be held in accordance with international standards and with a high voter turnout.

Article: https://www.lemauricien.com/article/response-article-published-international-rubric-le-mauricien-much-ado-nothing/

On the publication in LExpress

On the 31st of January 2018, LExpress published an article of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius Mr. K.Klimovskiy Erwin Rommel was part of Hitlers machine.

In response to an article that was published earlier by an Italian author, describing in enthusiastic and positive tones the personality of E.Rommel, the Russian Ambassador strictly qualifies E.Rommel as one of the combat nazi generals who participated in massive deaths of allies troops during the World War II, among which there were Mauritian soldiers as well. Mr. K.Klimovskiy calls to pay special attention to the Resolution A/RES/72/156 adopted on the19th of December 2017 entitled Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

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On the meeting with the Minister of arts and culture

On the 29th of January Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of arts and culture of the Republic of Mauritius P.Roopun.

During the long and interesting conversation various matters of cooperation in the field of culture are arts were discussed. It was an exchange of views on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries that will be celebrated in March 2018. The concept of the Russian cultural week that includes various joint cultural activities scheduled for the end of March was also discussed.

On the meeting in the Lord Mayors office, Port-Louis

On the 9th of January 2018 the Ambassador Exraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius Mr. K.Klimovskiy paid a ceremonial visit to the Lord Mayor of Port-Louis Mr. D.Laurent.

During the meeting, various matters of bilateral relations and cooperation in different fields of art and culture were discussed. Moreover, an exchange of views in the atmosphere of the 50th Anniversary of Mauritius Independence and the 50th Anniversary of establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations took place.

Mr. Laurent proposed to establish twin-city relations between Port-Louis and one of the maritime cities of Russian Federation.

The Russian Ambassador was acquainted with basic activities of Lord Mayors office of the capital of Mauritius.

 

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