Indian garment manufactures have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mauritius exporters to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in the field of fashion and textiles.
The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) signed a MOU with Mauritius Export Association (MEXA) to strengthen the cooperation in the field of fashion and design promotion, education and training through effective knowledge network of textiles professional and industry representatives of India and Mauritius, according to a statement by CMAI.
Earlier, an MOU was signed between the two countries during the visit of the Prime Minister of Mauritius to India on February 7, 2012, for strengthening the collaboration in the textile sector.
Under the MOU, a Joint Committee was constituted at the level of Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Republic of Mauritius and the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Republic of India.
The first round of the Joint Committee was held on 23, July 2012 at New Delhi, India and in the second and final round of Joint Committee, held on 28, January 2013 at Port Louis, Mauritius, CMAI was invited to be a member of the ‘Ministry of Textiles’ delegation to Mauritius.