Prithvirajsing Roopun

President of the Republic of Mauritius

Prithvirajsing Roopun GCSK (born 24 May 1959), also known as Pradeep Singh Roopun, is a Mauritian politician. He has been the President of Mauritius since 2019.[1]

Prithvirajsing Roopun

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Roopun in 2017
President of Mauritius
Assumed office
2 December 2019
Prime MinisterPravind Jugnauth
Vice PresidentEddy Boissezon
Preceded byAmeenah Gurib
Barlen Vyapoory
Minister of Arts and Culture
In office
24 January 2017 – 12 November 2019
PresidentAmeenah Gurib
Barlen Vyapoory
Preceded byDan Babboo
Succeeded byAvinash Teeluck
In office
21 December 2016 – 23 January 2017
PresidentKailash Purryag
Ameenah Gurib
Preceded bySeewoosagur Ramgoolam
Succeeded byNavin Ramgoolam
Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment
In office
15 December 2014 – 24 January 2017
PresidentAmeenah Gurib
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
Pravind Jugnauth
Succeeded byAlain Wong
3rd Member of Parliament
for Constituency No. 9 (Flacq and Bon Accueil)
In office
5 May 2010 – 7 November 2019
Preceded byDharam Gokhool
Succeeded byVikram Hurdoyal
Personal details
Born (1959-05-24) 24 May 1959 (age 63)
Quatre Bornes, British Mauritius
Political partyMilitant Socialist Movement (1983–2019)
ResidenceState House


  1. Arora, Sumit. "Pritivirajsing Roopun elected as new President of Mauritius by parliament". Retrieved 2019-12-04.