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2016-05-25 SAA Expands Service to Mauritius
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African Airways has further strengthened its route to Mauritius due to growing demand.

2016-05-25 Civil Service Ministry Organises Induction Programme for Newly Appointed Confidential Secretaries
[Government of Mauritius] An Induction Programme for thirty seven newly appointed Confidential Secretaries was launched yesterday by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms in collaboration with Civil Service College Mauritius at Fooks House, Port Louis.

2016-05-25 Primary Sector - Launching of Holistic Teacher Education Programme
[Government of Mauritius] A Holistic Teacher Education Programme for the Primary education sector, focusing on the development of the intellectual, emotional, social, physical and artistic skills of pupils, was launched by the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun yesterday at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College, in Phoenix.

2016-05-22 The National Transport Authority to Be Revamped
[Government of Mauritius] "The National Transport Authority (NTA) will be revamped in order for the Authority to play its regulatory role more effectively and become an efficient one-stop shop for matters relating to vehicle registration and licensing," announced the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha, at a press conference held in Port Louis yesterday.

2016-05-20 China Allocates Grant of Rs 780 Million to Mauritius for Financial Year 2016-2017
[Government of Mauritius] The People's Republic of China has allocated a grant of RMB 145 million which is approximately Rs 780 million to the Government of Mauritius for the financial year 2016-2017.

2016-05-20 Textile and Fashion - Two-Day Trend Forum Opens This Morning in Balaclava
[Government of Mauritius] Trend Forum 2016, a platform to review the latest global trends and build knowledge on how to create collections for various target markets, opened this morning at the Westin Hotel in Balaclava.

2016-05-20 Wtisd 2016 - Technopreneurship's Role in Mauritius' Development Agenda Emphasised
[Government of Mauritius] 'Technopreneurship is in line with Government's vision which is to embed the use of technology in the day-to-day life of every Mauritian. It is expected that entrepreneurship will constitute one of the determining factors for Mauritius to achieve its second economic miracle', said the Vice-President of the Republic, Mr Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, yesterday at the Paul Octave Wiéhé Auditorium, Réduit.

2016-05-20 Mauritius to Host Women's Forum Global Meeting in June 2016
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will be hosting, on 20 and 21 June 2016, the Women's Forum global meeting, which is a platform for highly influential women and men to reflect upon and share ideas and views on the crucial need to transform economies and societies across the world. The theme is Meeting the Climate Challenge for SIDS and Africa.

2016-05-20 190 Newly Recruited Office Care Attendants / Senior Office Care Attendants Join the Civil Service
[Government of Mauritius] A batch of 190 newly recruited Office Care Attendants / Senior Office Care Attendants joined the Civil Service today. The Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, and Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Alain Wong welcomed them this morning at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall, Government House, Port Louis.

2016-05-20 Govt to Implement Measures to Boost the Cooperative Sector
[Government of Mauritius] Government will implement the recommendations made by the Office of the Public Sector Governance (OPSG) in its Report on the Reorganisation of the Cooperatives Division of the Ministry of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives. This decision is in line with Government objective to further strengthen the Cooperative Sector.

2016-05-19 PM Affirms Determination to Fight Against Road Trauma
[Government of Mauritius] "As Prime Minister, I am determined and have the political will to take necessary measures to fight against Road trauma, because the road safety situation in our country is unacceptable."

2016-05-19 Environment Ministry to Mark World Environment Day 2016 Through a Series of Activities
[Government of Mauritius] A series of activities will be organised to mark the World Environment Day 2016 commemorated on 5 June. The theme chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme this year is "Go Wild for Life". In line with the vision of Government, the local theme chosen for the Day is "Technological Innovations for Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection".

2016-05-18 Govt Requests Chagos Archipelago Be Returned by UK - PM
[Government of Mauritius] Government has requested that the Chagos Archipelago be returned by the United Kingdom to the effective control of Mauritius by a precise date to be agreed upon and proposed that consideration could be given to the joint management of the Chagos Archipelago pending its return to Mauritius. Government has also asked for a reply to be given to its request by the end of June 2016, otherwise Mauritius would take appropriate action at the international level, including at the United Nations. The need for a prec

2016-05-18 Skilled Workforce to Enhance Economic Development of Mauritius
[Government of Mauritius] The crucial role played by education and training in building the capacity of a workforce with the cognitive and technical skills and competencies in enhancing the sustainable economic development of Mauritius was highlighted by the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, yesterday in Ebène.

2016-05-18 Unveiling of Plaque At the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site
[Government of Mauritius] A plaque marking the inscription of the Indenture Immigration Records of the Republic of Mauritius on UNESCO's Memory of the World International Register will be unveiled at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site, Port-Louis on 09 June 2016.

2016-05-17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016 - Workshop Focuses On Internet of Things
[Government of Mauritius] The first leg of the two-day workshop, organised by the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with the Mauritius Research Council and National Computer Board in the context of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016, kicked off this morning at the Paul Octave Wiehe Auditorium in RĂ©duit on the theme Internet of Things - Prospects and Challenges for Mauritius.

2016-05-17 Innovative Solutions Required to Reverse Downward Trend of Fertility Rate, States Health Minister
[Government of Mauritius] "We have to come up with innovative solutions and new means and ways to reverse the downward trend of the fertility rate which currently stands at 1.4, that is under the replacement level of 2.1."

2016-05-17 Environment Ministry Has Developed a Climate Resilient and Site Specific Guideline for Coastal Setback
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management has developed a climate resilient and site specific guideline for coastal setback as a key proactive adaptation measure to address adverse impacts of climate change and sea level rise on the coastal zone.

2016-05-16 'Residence Jade', Latest Nhdc Housing Estate, Inaugurated in Camp Ithier
[Government of Mauritius] 'Residence Jade', the newest addition to the National Housing Development Company Ltd (NHDC) housing estates, was inaugurated on Friday 13 May 2016 in Camp Ithier in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, and other personalities.

2016-05-16 International Day of Families - the Best Way to Transmit Values Is By Example
[Government of Mauritius] At the launching of a Training of Trainers Programme on Family Values held this morning at the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE) in RĂ©duit, the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, and the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Marie-Aurore Perraud, both affirmed that the best way to transmit values to the next generation is to act on these values and live by them.

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