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Governmental system: Republic
Head of State: Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
Prime Minister: Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Mr. Seetanah Lutchmeenraidoo
Date of establishing diplomatic relations: 1969.

Political relations:

The Republic of Mauritius does not recognize Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence, and it voted against so-called "Kosovo's" admission into the UNESCO at the 38th UNESCO's General Conference.

On the occasion of the Serbian Statehood Day, on 15 February 2016, President of the Republic of Serbia T. Nikolic conferred on President of the Republic of Mauritius Mrs. Ameenah Gurib Fakim the Order of the Republic of Serbia on a Sash.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mauritius visited the Republic of Serbia in September 2011, in order to participate in the Commemorative Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement.

Economic relations:

In 2015, Serbian exports amounted to EUR 70,000, and imports stood at EUR 323,000.
In 2012, Serbian exports amounted to € 10 000, and imports to € 300 000.