Barlen Vyapoory

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Barlen Vyapoory
President of Mauritius
Assumed office
23 March 2018
Prime MinisterPravind Jugnauth
Preceded byAmeenah Gurib
Vice President of Mauritius
Assumed office
29 March 2016
PresidentAmeenah Gurib
Preceded byMonique Ohsan Bellepeau
Personal details
Born1945/1946 (age 73–74)[1]
Political partyMilitant Socialist Movement

Paramasivum Pillay "Barlen" Vyapoory (Tamil: பார்லே வையாபுரி; born 1945/46) is a Mauritian politician who has served as vice president of Mauritius since 2016.[2]

Early life[edit]

Barlen Vyapoory previously served as High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to South Africa. Vyapoory has served as President of that organization on several occasions.[3] He is a member of the Militant Socialist Movement.[4]

Upon the effectivity of Ameenah Gurib's resignation, he is serving as Acting President of Mauritius.


  1. ^ "Barlen Vyapoory, nouveau vice-président: Je travaillerai pour l'avancement du pays". Le Défi Media Group. April 4, 2016. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  2. ^ 303, Belson (April 4, 2015). "Mauritius has a new Vice-President". Archived from the original on April 5, 2016. Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Government of Mauritius. "Biography of the Vice President". Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Hibz Y.D. (April 5, 2016). "New Vice-President of Mauritius: Barlen Vyapoory". Island Crisis. Archived from the original on April 21, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.