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Mauritius Republic - A Day with President Ameenah Gurib Fakim

Portrait of President Ameenah Gurib Fakim. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim is a Mauritian biodiversity scientist who serves as President of Mauritius. After Kailash Purryag resigned on 29 May 2015, both Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth, and leader of the Opposition Paul Berenger, positively welcomed her nomination, which was unanimously approved in a vote in the National Assembly.Gurib-Fakim is the first woman elected President of the country and is the third woman to serve as Head of State following Elizabeth II and Monique Ohsan Bellepeau (Photo by Micheline Pelletier/Corbis via Getty Images)
Mauritius Republic - A Day with President Ameenah Gurib Fakim
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