Health Ministry Launches Influenza Vaccination Campaign 2015
[Government of Mauritius] The Influenza Vaccination Campaign 2015 carried out by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is being carried out since Monday 27 April 2015 in all regional hospitals, district hospitals, Area Health Centres and mediclinics. This is one of many wellness initiatives that the Ministry has put in place in an effort to improving the health of the population during the flu season.
Minister Husnoo Meets Director of Turkish National Television
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Local Government, Dr A. Husnoo, met the director of the Turkish National Television (TRT), Tuncay Yurekli, who was accompanied by the President of the Turkey-Mauritius Friendship Association, Ahmet Kemal in his office yesterday.
'Smart Residence' New Name for Future NHDC Housing Estate
[Government of Mauritius] "Smart Residence will be the name given to the new National Housing Development Company (NHDC) housing estates, equipped with appropriate infrastructure and improved connection, and enabling Mauritians to live with dignity in decent living conditions", said the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, at a press conference held this morning in Port Louis.
Mauritius to Accede to the Sixth African Regional Cooperative Agreement of IAEA
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will accede to the Sixth African Regional Cooperative Agreement (AFRA) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the period 2015 to 2020.
Mauritius Regime Takes Over Troubled Trader's Stake in Britam
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Government of Mauritius has announced plans to take over 23.9 percent shareholding in Britam held by struggling Mauritian businessman, Dawood Rawat.
Minister Bodha Highlights New Measures Under the Road Traffic (Ammendment) Bill
[Government of Mauritius] "The safety of our road users remains a priority of the Government and as such, much effort is being put in at the level of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport to reinforce the road safety measures and bring in new ones."
Mauritius Hosts 4th Mesa Project Steering Committee Meeting
[Government of Mauritius] The 4th Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting is being held in Mauritius from the 27th to 29th April 2015 at Labourdonnais Hotel in Port Louis.. It is organised at the initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI).
Fishermen Community - Rs3,9 Million Granted for the Purchase of Canottes
[Government of Mauritius] An amount totalling Rs 3, 941, 405 million has been allocated to the fishermen community for the purchase of small boats, called 'canottes', during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre in Pointe-aux-Sables.
Yakmut Boosts Cash-Strapped Nigerian Athletes in Mauritius
[Guardian] Yakmut Acting Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, has boosted the morale of Team Nigeria athletes currently campaigning in the 2015 African Youths Athletics Championship in Mauritius.
GNOC Airlifts Four Athletes to Mauritius
[The Point] The Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) has airlifted 4 Gambian athletes and a coach to the 2015 African Cadet championships in Mauritius.
World Ip Day - IP an Economic Asset for a Knowledge-Based Economy, Says Minister Jugnauth
[Government of Mauritius] 'Intellectual Property is increasingly recognised as an economic asset as Mauritius moves towards a knowledge-based economy. Digital technology, Internet, Communication, Biotechnology as well as skilled people play a critical role in what is termed as the knowledge economy', said the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning at EbÃ¨ne Cyber Tower 1, in EbÃ¨ne Cyber-city.
Mauritius Hosts Southern Africa Youth in Tourism Conference
[Government of Mauritius] The Southern Africa Youth in Tourism Conference, under the theme Promoting Sustainable Tourism Development through Involvement and Participation of the Youth, opened this morning at Pointe-aux-Piments Recreational Centre in Pointe-aux-Piments.
Commissioner of Police Defines His Priorities for the Mauritius Police Force
[Government of Mauritius] The newly appointed Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Mario Nobin, defined his priorities for the Mauritius Police Force during a press conference yesterday at Line Barracks, in Port Louis, after he was officially appointed to the post by the Disciplined Forces Service Commission on 21st April 2015.
Anti-Influenza Vaccination Programme for the 2015 Winter Season Kicks Off
[Government of Mauritius] The Anti-Influenza Vaccination Programme for the 2015 winter season carried out by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions kicked off yesterday at the Social Security House, Rose Hill.
[Government of Mauritius] A Passing out Parade for 67 Prison Officers including nine female officers enlisted in August 2014 was held this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin. The Prime Minister, Sir Aneerood Jugnauth, was the chief guest at the passing out parade ceremony.
Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Trade Presentation on Georgia
[Government of Mauritius] Georgia on Geopolitical Crossroads was the focus of a presentation which was held yesterday in Port Louis at the initiative of the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Trade. The objective was to enable fruitful exchange of ideas as well as enrich participants' knowledge about Georgia.
Mauritius First Country to Sign Comesa Social Charter
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius became the first Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Member State to sign the COMESA Social Charter, an instrument developed with the objectives of creating an enabling social and economic environment based on gender equality, equity, equal treatment and equal opportunity and maintaining sustainable development in the Member States and in the region.
Measures Taken By Local Authorities to Control Dengue Fever
[Government of Mauritius] The measures taken by local authorities to control the spread of dengue fever was at the centre of a press conference given by the Minister of Local Government, Dr Anwar Husnoo, this afternoon at the head office of the Ministry in Port Louis.
Fact Finding Committee to Be Set Up On Residential Care Institutions/Shelters for Children
[Government of Mauritius] A Fact Finding Committee (FFC) on Residential Care Institutions/Shelters for Children will be set up following complaints received regarding the management of the institutions, and reports from the Ombudsperson for Children and the Director of Audit.
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill to Be Shortly Introduced in the National Assembly
[Government of Mauritius] The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill will soon be introduced in the National Assembly. The object of the Bill is to amend the Road Traffic Act, so as to do away with the penalty points system and replace it by a new sanctioning mechanism for certain specified serious driving offences.