Mauritius Embassy in Ryad celebrates National Day in the presence of Minister of Tourism Hon Gayan
The Embassy of the Republic of Mauritius in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, hosted a National Day reception on 27 March 2019 to coincide with the Mauritius Week jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism and the Mauritius Tourism promotion Authority (MTPA) from 24 to 30 March in Saudi Arabia. The reception was held at the prestigious Cultural Palace in the Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh and the Guest of Honour was His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh.
The Hon. A. K. Gayan, Minister of Tourism, who led a 45-member delegation to the Mauritius Week, delivered a statement at the reception. The event was bustling with more than 300 guests, including diplomats, Mauritian Diaspora, Saudi officials, public figures, prominent business leaders and other partners of the Embassy.
Guests were enthralled by the lively performance of a troupe of artists from Mauritius, who showcased a live fusion dance during the event. They were also treated to an elevated dining experience of Mauritian cuisine prepared by three Chefs from Mauritius, led by Chef Mooroogen Coopen, and catered by the prestigious five-star Narcissus Hotel in Riyadh, who partly sponsored the event.
Al Fursan Travel Group awarded three gift holiday packages in Shangri-La in Mauritius to winners of a raffle draw.
Our partner sponsors Narcissus and Al Bawani Construction Group presented gift bags to all guests which included power bank, Mont Blanc pen, and Moleskin diary.