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Mauritius prime minister resigns in favor of his son

PORT LOUIS: The 86-year-old prime minister of Mauritius has said that he would resign on Jan. 23 and hand power to his son, who is the current finance minister. Anerood Jugnauth, who has presided over steady economic growth, said in a televised speech he would continue to serve in government in another, unspecified capacity. "The time has come for the country to have a young leadership that represents the future," he said. "I ask the population to support Pravind Jugnauth as it did for me." A veteran politician,…