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Emirates Airlines Will Continue To Support Mauritius In The Tourism Sector Says President

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Since the beginning of its operations in Mauritius in 2002 Emirates Airlines has carried over 6.5 million passengers between Mauritius and Dubai. It can be said that the airline remains a key partner in the economic development of Mauritius. The President of Emirates is delighted with this partnership during a recent meeting with representatives of the local press in Plaisance, Sir Tim Clark, the President of Emirates Airlines stressed that with the reopening of the borders, the Mauritian tourism sector is experiencing continuous growth.

For Sir Tim Clark, “since the opening of the borders and the lifting of restrictions, the tourism industry has seen a rebound and Mauritius is on course to welcome 1.4 million tourists every year. Emirates has been operating 3 daily flights to Mauritius and will soon increase to 4 flights.  He said: “We are working closely with the government and also with the people, we have a good relationship and are very keen to increase our operations with Mauritius. Emirates will certainly contribute to the development of Mauritius.


Earlier this week, a delegation led by Emirates Airline Chairman Sir Timothy Charles Clark paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr. Prithvirajsing Roopun, at State House in Reduit. The Ambassador of Mauritius to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Showkutally Soodhun, was also present. In a statement, Sir Timothy Charles Clark said, “Emirates is a positive entity and we will not let the Covid-19 pandemic get us down,” he said. “We are determined to establish a better presence in Mauritius,” he added.

“Emirates,” he said, “will continue to support Mauritius in terms of business and investment opportunities, as well as in the tourism sector.”

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