Mauritius and Madagascar collaborate on education, standardisation and legal assistance

Mauritius and Madagascar expand cooperation with the setting up of a Joint Commission, 18 May 2018. Photo : Republic Of Mauritius-News

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Mauritius and Madagascar are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on tertiary education and science research, standardisation, and mutual legal assistance, African Daily Voice has learnt.

The Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research and their Madagascar counterparts will sign the MoU with a view to promote cooperation within the higher education institutions of both countries.

MoU in the field of standardisation, between the Mauritius Standards Bureau and the Bureau des Normes de Madagascar aims to provide a framework for scientific and technical cooperation.

“An Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters which will be an important tool in the fight against drug trafficking and financial crime, including money laundering will also be signed with the Government of the Republic of Madagascar,” read the statement.

During his visit, Rajoelina who will be accompanied by his wife, Mialy Rajoelina, will be Chief Guest at the National Day celebrations scheduled for the weekend. He will also visits the Omnicane Factory Area at L’Escalier, the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site in Port Louis, and the Le Morne Cultural Heritage Site.

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