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2015-08-28 Health Minister States That Policy On Organ Donation and Transplantation Could Improve Quality of Life
[Government of Mauritius] It's been ten years since the Human Tissue (Removal Preservation and Transplant) Act 2006 has been promulgated but it is yet to come into force. The quality of life of people could be greatly improved if, after this workshop, we come up with a policy on organ donation and transplantation."

2015-08-28 NGOs in Rodrigues Urge to Avail of Special Collaborative Programme for Support to Women and Children in Distress
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Marie-Aurore Perraud, appealed to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Rodrigues to seize the opportunities for project funding under the Special Collaborative Programme for Support to Women and Children in Distress and to submit good project proposals accordingly.

2015-08-28 President of Ghana Leaves After a Four-Day State Visit to Mauritius
[Government of Mauritius] A first meeting of the Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation between Mauritius and Ghana which was established in May 2014 will be held as soon as a date to be mutually agreed upon, said the Prime Minister , Sir Anerood Jugnauth yesterday.

2015-08-27 Ghana & Mauritius Agree On ICT Park in Tema
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana and Mauritius yesterday signed in Port Louis, Mauritius, a framework agreement for the development of a Technology Park in Tema.

2015-08-27 Government Announces a Full-Fledge Study On the Public Transport System
[Government of Mauritius] Government is commissioning a full-fledge study on the public transport sector to, among others, enable accountability and monitoring of the various Government subsidies attributed to the sector, which will stand around Rs 3 billion for 2015. The call for tender regarding the study will be launched this week.

2015-08-27 Mauritius and Ghana Sign Agreement to Set up a Technology Park in Accra
[Government of Mauritius] An agreement for the setting up of a Technology and Business Park in Ghana was signed yesterday in Port Louis. The Mauritian side was represented by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, and the Ghanaian side by the Minister of Communications, Dr Edward Omane Boamah.

2015-08-27 High Performance Computing Workshop Takes Stock of Needs of Users
[Government of Mauritius] GIS - 27 August , 2015: An awareness workshop on High Performance Computing (HPC), aiming to take stock of HPC needs of potential users, opened yesterday at Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène Cyber-city, in the context of the setting up of a National Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC).

2015-08-27 Ministry of Housing and Lands Announces Zero Tolerance for New Squatters
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Housing and Lands has issued, through a communiqué yesterday, a warning to new squatters who are occupying State land without any right or authority following the report of new squatting cases.

2015-08-25 Mauritius-Ghana Signature of Three Memoranda of Understanding
[Government of Mauritius] Three Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)/Agreements on bilateral cooperation between Mauritius and Ghana in various fields were exchanged yesterday at New Treasury Building, in Port Louis. The documents concluded pertain to the following: mutual visa exemption; standardisation and conformity assessment; and, tertiary education.

2015-08-26 Business Meet - Ghana, a Bridge Gap for Investment in West Africa, Says President Mahama
[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius-Ghana partnership is an advantageous one for both countries and Ghana can be used as a bridge gap for investment in West Africa, said President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana yesterday at a business meet which was held at the Maritim Hotel in Balaclava.

2015-08-26 Mauritius Hosts 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding On Port State Control
[Government of Mauritius] The 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on Port State Control is being held at Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa Hotel in Flic en Flac from 25 to 28 August 2015.

2015-08-26 Minister Bholah Launches National Inclusive Business Award 2015
[Government of Mauritius] Government's objective is to transform Mauritius into a forward looking, economically vibrant and innovative country. Inclusive Business can fittingly spur innovation and ultimately open up new sources of profitability, while bringing benefits of economic growth directly to low-income people.

2015-08-26 President of the Republic of Ghana Inaugurates Mauritian Campus of African Leadership College
[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritian Campus of the African Leadership College was inaugurated yesterday in Beau Plan by the President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr John Dramani Mahama, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and External Communications, Mr Xavier-Luc Duval, the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun, the Ghanaian Co-founder and Executive Chairman of African Leadership Group (AL

2015-08-26 President Inaugurates African Leadership Academy in Mauritius
[Ghana Govt.] President John Dramani Mahama has inaugurated the Mauritius campus of the African Leadership Academy, a private tertiary institution, founded by a Ghanaian entrepreneur, Fred Swaniker.

2015-08-25 Ghana & Mauritius Waive Visa Requirements
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana and Mauritius have agreed to waive visa requirements for holders of each other's national passports. It follows the signing of an agreement on mutual visa waiver exemption in Port Louis yesterday as part of the 3-day state visit of President John Mahama.

2015-08-25 PM - Mauritius and Ghana Share Common Vision and Commitment for a Strong and Prosperous Africa
[Government of Mauritius] "We share with the people of Ghana the same vision and commitment to create a strong and prosperous Africa. Both our countries share values emanating from the common belief of our people in democracy, respect for the rule of law, human rights and good governance, and strong and impartial institutions. We are also committed to ensuring that economic growth is balanced through the equitable distribution of resources to ensure social harmony."

2015-08-25 Prime Minister Presents Economic Mission Statement
[Government of Mauritius] Creating 100,000 new jobs within the coming five years in 10 sectors of the economy through major investment projects to the tune of Rs183 billion and achieving an average growth rate of 5.5 per cent annually as from 2017.

2015-08-25 President of the Republic of Ghana Arrives in Mauritius on a Four-Day State Visit
[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr John Dramani Mahama, accompanied by a strong delegation arrived in Mauritius this morning on a four-day State visit from 24 to 27 August 2015. He was welcomed at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport by the Prime Minister and Lady Sarojini Jugnauth.

2015-08-21 Some 1,056 Families to Become Owners of the Plot of Land Which They Are Occupying
[Government of Mauritius] Some 1,056 families holding building site lease over plots of State Land will soon obtain their letter of intent from the Ministry of Housing and Lands to allow them to become owners of the plot of land which they are occupying.

2015-08-21 Nine-Year Basic Continuous Education to Forge an Empowered 2030 Citizenry
[Government of Mauritius] GIS - 21 August 2015 : The Nine-Year Basic Continuous Education project, aiming to equip all students with knowledge, foundational skills and attitudes leading to an empowered 2030 citizenry, was presented yesterday by the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, in Ebène.

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