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Prime Minister applauds Jane Constance for her designation as UNESCO Artist for Peace
The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, lauded Ms Jane Constance for her designation as UNESCO Artist for Peace for a period of two years during a symbolic ceremony held this afternoon at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
In his address Prime Minister Jugnauth expressed his heartfelt congratulations to Jane Constance for having achieved success, recognition and fame in respect of her singing talent conveying the message of peace, harmony and love to humanity. This recognition bears testimony to the hard work, determination and perseverance of Jane Constance who has made Mauritius proud throughout her singing talent which can serve as a source of inspiration for the younger generation, he recalled.
The Prime Minister further invited the youth population to embark on such path and develop their talents in addition to their academic performance which in turn will contribute in helping the country to prosper. He pointed out that the achievement of Jane Constance fits in the philosophy and vision of the government which aims at encouraging and giving every youth equal opportunity to prosper.
During the ceremony, Mr Jugnauth handed over a letter of congratulations and a souvenir to Ms Jane Constance. Were also present the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, and the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun who in turn presented a souvenir to Jane Constance.
Ms Jane Constance was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace on 30 March 2017. UNESCO Artists for Peace are internationally renowned personalities who use their influence, charisma and prestige to help promote UNESCO’s message and programmes.  UNESCO works with these distinguished personalities so as to heighten public awareness regarding key development issues and to inform the public about the organisation’s actions.