About Us Indian Community in Mali

The influx of Indian entrepreneurs into Mali commenced in the late nineties. The number of Indians in Mali is estimated to be 299.They are mainly in import retail business, mining, power, steel, cement, pharmaceuticals and agro industry sectors. LoC project employees and other professionals with foreign companies constitute a significant chunk. There are around 35 Indian civilian contractors/employees for UN peacekeeping mission UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). Due to the language and educational constraints and the existing political / security situation in Mali, Indian expatriates generally avoid bringing their families here. There is no known social organization/association of the sparse Indian community in Mali.