Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence and Minister of Rodrigues of Mauritius, Sir Anerood Jugnauth said that language and culture are not separate. He said that language is essential to keep culture alive. Mr. Jugnauth also said that Mauritius will do its level best to propagate and spread Hindi. Expressing thankfulness towards participants, Minister of State for External Affairs M. J. Akbar said that Hindi is very popular in many parts of the world and it is silently moving ahead.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha, West Bengal’s Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and many ministers from India and Mauritius were present in the concluding session.
On last day of the conference recommendations upon deliberations held on “Hindi World and Indian Culture” and eight sub topics, during the conference were read out. A committee under External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will examine these recommendations.
Eminent Scholars, academicians, teachers and institutions working for promotion of Hindi in India and across the globe were also felicitated. More than 2000 delegates around the world attended three-day conference. The World Hindi Conference was started in 1975 to propagate and spread Hindi language around the world.