Co-hosting a Christmas Party with the Government of Mauritius and the Embassy of Japan

On December 23, the Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries & Shipping, the Japanese Embassy and MOL jointly hosted a Christmas Party for some 250 primary school students within the nearby villages affected by the oil spill incident as well as their parents at Bamboo Virieux located near Mahebourg in collaboration with CELERO Group, the local partner of MOL.

On this occasion, the following dignitaries graced the party to share their Christmas greetings to the children and parents: His Excellency Shuichiro KAWAGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan; Honorable Sudheer MAUDHOO, Minister of Blue Economy Marine Resources, Fisheries & Shipping; Honorable Mahen Kumar SEERUTTUN, Minister of Financial Services: Honorable Mrs. Naveena RAMYAD, the Government Chief Whip; Honorable Mrs. Teenah JUTTON, Permanent Parliamentary Secretary of the constitution; and Mr. Goro YAMASHITA, of MOL and Mr. Patrice MAURY of CELERO Group.

Ustad RAJA, a very popular Mauritian magician produced a wonderful magic show to entertain the children followed by the local folkloric music, song and the famous Sega dance. All the children received toys and other gifts from Santa Clause, and locally made T-Shirt and face mask from MOL. Finally, all invitees were served a delicious lunch followed by tasty dessert prepared by the chef of a famous hotel in Mauritius.

Thanks to the partnership between the public and private sectors, this memorable event became a success and brought beautiful smiles on the faces of the children and parents during this festive time enhancing the strong collaboration between Japan and Mauritius.
It is MOL's intention to continue collaborating and supporting the communities in Mauritius.

Children waiting for the party to start
Children getting meals served from chefs
Receiving presents from Santa Claus