28 June

On the meeting of the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots

On the 28th of June a regular meeting of the Coordinative Council of Russian compatriots residing in Mauritius took place at the Embassy club.

In his welcoming speech, the Russian Ambassador to Mauritius H.E. Mr. K. Klimovskiy  informed about the first Russia-Africa summit to be held in Sochi on the 23-24th of October and the World Thematic Conference «Compatriots and Continuity of Generations» on the 30-31st of October in Moscow. The Ambassador expressed his gratitude to the members of the Russian community on the island for their active participation in organising the «Immortal Regiment» march for the second consecutive year, that helped to consolidate Russian people living in different parts of Mauritius. The Ambassador dwelled upon the activities of the Embassy aimed at further development of bilateral humanitarian and cultural cooperation, strengthening mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples of Russia and Mauritius.

 The President of the Association Mrs. O. Bogacheva  told  about her work at the XIII Regional Conference of compatriots from the Middle East and Africa in this April in Lebanon and about patriotic events organised this May in Russia by «Victory Volunteers».

The participants of the meeting discussed the issue of preparing materials for the own online resource of legal information, bearing in mind the legal complexities that arise among Russian people residing in Mauritius. The problems of studying the Russian language by children of compatriots in «Teremok» and attracting young people to the activities of the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots were also on the agenda. 

An approximate plan of activities for 2019-2020 was drawn up. Events to commemorate the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War next year were given priority attention.