Education - Mauritian Delegation in Singapore to Share Views On Reform in the Sector
[Government of Mauritius] Government's reform project for Mauritius' learning sector and Singapore's experience in implementing reform in the education field are being discussed between Mauritian and Singaporean high-level officials this week in Singapore.
Brexit - Mauritius Will Need to Have a Bilateral Trade Agreement With the UK, PM Says
[Government of Mauritius] Notwithstanding the scenario that will govern the EU/UK trade relations, Mauritius will need to have a bilateral trade agreement with the UK to safeguard its trade interests. In the event UK decides to maintain the EU commitments towards the Member States which have signed the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement, namely Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe, there may not be any need for a fresh trade agreement. In the eventuality that the UK would wish a change from the current Interim Economic P
The Struggle of the Chagossian People
[The Journalist] 45 years since their eviction from their island home by the USA and Britain
Wave Energy Project - Deployment of a Wave Monitoring Device
[Government of Mauritius] A wave monitoring device, aiming to explore the prospects of developing wave energy for the Republic of Mauritius and harness the potential of ocean energy, was deployed yesterday during a launching ceremony held at Le Batelage Restaurant, in Souillac.
Governor of Himachal Pradesh Highlights Importance of Zero Budget Farming
[Government of Mauritius] Zero budget farming was at the fore of discussions between the Governor of Himachal Pradesh and Dean of the Arya Samaj Gurukul in Kurukshetra, Acharya Devvrat, and the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, during a courtesy call at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis yesterday.
Youth Excellence Award Enables Youth Approach the Future With a Search for Excellence, Says Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The Youth Excellence Award is a highly-challenging programme as it enables participants to approach the future with a vision and a search for excellence, which in turn helps young people to become more assertive and develop their potential by elaborating projects for the welfare of the community, stated the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, this morning at the launching of the 9th Edition of the Youth Excellence Award in Port Louis.
Govt Is Taking the Scourge of Drugs Very Seriously, Says Finance Minister
[Government of Mauritius] Government is taking the scourge of drugs very seriously and as a responsible Government we cannot allow our youngsters to fall into this evil trap.
Ministerial Committee Set Up to Look Into Repercussions of Brexit Issue
[Government of Mauritius] A Ministerial Committee under the Chairmanship of the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, was set up following Cabinet meeting on 24 June 2016 to look into and make recommendations on the repercussions of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU).
Maiden Issue of Top 100 Cooperatives Magazine Launched
[Government of Mauritius] The Top 100 Cooperatives magazine was launched yesterday by the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr S. Bholah, in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly in Port Louis. The first edition covers activities cooperative societies that are active in more than 20 sectors, 92 from Mauritius and 8 from Rodrigues.
Mauritius and China to Explore Priority Areas of Cooperation
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and China will further strengthen collaboration and explore priority areas of cooperation so as to reinforce both bilateral and friendly ties.
Open Day At Digital Gate to Mark World Hydrography Day
[Government of Mauritius] To mark the World Hydrography Day which is celebrated on 21st June every year, the Ministry of Housing and Lands organised yesterday an open day and an exhibition at the Digital Gate, Port Louis Waterfront.
Mauritius and China Sign Bilateral Agreement On Training
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, and the People's Republic of China signed a Bilateral Agreement on Training yesterday at the New Conference Room, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, New Government Centre, Port-Louis. The signatories of the Agreement were the Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms and Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development and Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Alain Wong and the Deputy China International Trade Representative, Mini
Mauritius and Finland to Deepen Existing Ties
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and Finland will reinforce bilateral ties to further strengthen the relations between the two countries.
Roundtable Focused On Tertiary Education Mobility
[Government of Mauritius] In the context of Accelerated Programme for Economic Integration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, in collaboration with the Regional Multi-Disciplinary Excellence, organised a Roundtable on Tertiary Education Mobility this morning at Le Labourdonnais Hotel, Le Caudan Waterfront, Port- Louis.
Mauritius and Finland Sign a Bilateral Air Services Agreement
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) with Finland on 17 June 2016 at the Prime Minister's Office in Port Louis. The signatories for the Mauritian side was the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of Civil Service, Mr Sateeaved Seebaluck, and for the Finish side the Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Mauritius, Mr Petri Salo. The latter resides in Pretoria, South Africa.
Women's Forum Mauritius 2016 - Climate Action Should Concern Everyone
[Government of Mauritius] 'Climate action should be everyone's concern. For years, we have been too complacent about climate change issues. We need to reverse the trend, and NOW, because tomorrow will be too late, if it's not already too late': the urgent call for action was made by the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, this morning at the Sugar Beach Resort and Spa, Wolmar, Flic en Flac.
Chagos Islands - 50 Years On, Judgement Day Is Almost Nigh
[African Arguments] Over the coming months, the long-term fate of the Chagos Islands could become a lot clearer.
CCTV Surveillance System to Be Reviewed By Police, Says PM
[Government of Mauritius] Closed Circuit Television surveillance system (CCTV) is an effective deterrent against crime. However with the rapid evolution of technology in that field, and new modus operandi being adopted by offenders, Police has decided to review the whole concept of CCTV surveillance system. A new project will thereafter be implemented in a phased manner throughout the whole island.
Agro-Industry Ministry Implementing Measures to Promote Bio Farming
[Government of Mauritius] A plot of land of an extent of 66 Arpents on State Land at Britannia will be released for the exclusive use of bio farming projects, announced the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun in reply to a question at the National Assembly on 14 June 2016.
Alleviation of Poverty in Rodrigues - Signature of Agreement
[Government of Mauritius] An agreement, aiming to revive the Coordinating Committee on the alleviation of poverty in Rodrigues, will be signed between the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment and the Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA) today at La RĂ©sidence, in Rodrigues.