Mrs Sarojini Jugnauth as First Lady plays an integral role in supporting her husband in the island nation.
She is a trained teacher and worked in that capacity until her retirement.
In 1976, she stood alongside her husband in national elections and supported him in his role as Leader of the Opposition. Prior to becoming President, Sir Anerood Jugnauth also held the office of Prime Minister from 1982 to 1995 and again from 2000 to 2003.
The First Lady has two children and five grandchildren.
MAURITIUS Country profile
Population: 1, 288, 000
Under 5 mortality rate (per thousand): 17
Youth literacy rate: 95% (male) and 97% (female)
Population under 18: 361,000