Barlen Vyapoory

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Barlen Vyapoory
President of Mauritius
Acting
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 72–73)[1]
Political partyMilitant Socialist Movement
Spouse(s)Sarojini
ChildrenAnjali

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

References[edit]

  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". newsfeed.mu. 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. Retrieved October 1, 2016.