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Launching of book - Flat island: A History of Quarantine in Mauritius

Launching of book - Flat island: A History of Quarantine in Mauritius
Date:October 25, 2018

In line with its mandate, the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund is conducting research on indenture and its heritage to document the experience of indenture in Mauritius in the perspective of world history. Since several years, the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund


181st Anniversary of the Arrival of the Indentured Labourers in Mauritius

Date:November 02, 2015|Domain:Economy--Family

The 181st Anniversary of the arrival of the indentured  labourers in Mauritius was commemorated at the Aapravasi Ghat on 2nd Nov 2015.   The commemoration started at 10.00 hrs with a wreath laying in memory of indentured labourers who passed throu


Visit of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana

Date:August 25, 2015|Domain:Economy

The Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund was honoured to receive His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana during his state visit to Mauritius on Tuesday 25 August 2015. H.E. John Dramani Mahama visited the Beekrumsing Ramlallah In


Celebration of the International Day for Monuments and Sites

Celebration of the International Day for Monuments and Sites
Date:April 18, 2015|Domain:Family

On Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April 2015, the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund celebrated the International Day for Monuments and Sites. In total, 1,015 visitors took part in the activities organised at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site including:- Gui


Visit of His Excellency Narendra Modi,Prime Minister of the Republic of India

Visit of His Excellency Narendra Modi,Prime Minister of the Republic of India
Date:March 16, 2015|Domain:Economy

​ His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, visited the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site on 12 March 2015 in the context of the 47th Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius. In his message he wrote:  “I am hono


Cheque of MUR 526,500 from Mauritius Telecom Foundation

Cheque of MUR 526,500 from Mauritius Telecom Foundation
Date:March 08, 2015|Domain:Economy

​ On 27 February 2015, the CEO of Mauritius Telecom, Cherry Singh, invited the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund at the 11th Cheque Presentation Ceremony for institutions and NGOs being supported by Mauritius Telecom Foundation.   The function took place


Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Property Buffer Zone (AGWHP BZ) Consultative Committee

Date:July 16, 2014|Domain:Economy

​The Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund is organising a Consultative Committee on 16 July 2014 to mark the 8th Anniversary of the inscription of the Aapravasi Ghat on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The Consultative Committee aims at presenting the progress


Salon International du Livre Confluences 2014

Salon International du Livre Confluences 2014
Date:March 06, 2014|Domain:Economy

The Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund was present at the International Book Fair "Confluences 2014" at Swami Vivekananda International Conference Centre (SVICC), Pailles, from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 March 2014. Our stand received more than 4,200 p