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
(Acting)
Minister of Arts and Culture
In office
24 January 2017 – 12 November 2019
PresidentAmeenah Gurib
(Acting)
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)
Children4
ResidenceState House
ProfessionAttorney

ReferencesEdit

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