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2015-08-03 Second New Smart NHDC Residence Inaugurated in D'Epinay
[Government of Mauritius] The second new Smart National Housing Development Company (NHDC) housing estate, R├ęsidence Epiaire 2, was inaugurated on Friday 31 July 2015 by the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, in the presence of the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment, Mr Soodesh Callichurn, other personalities and the new owners.

2015-08-03 Training Programme On Protocol Kicks Off
[Government of Mauritius] A three and a half day training programme on Protocol, organised by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, kicked off this morning at Fooks House, Port Louis.

2015-08-03 Mauritius Responds Positively to Malaysian Govt's Request to Search for Plane Debris
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius has responded positively to the request of the Malaysian Government for the search of plane debris around the island after a fragment of plane wreckage was found on the coast of Reunion Island last week.

2015-08-03 Mauritius NCD Survey 2015 Launched in Mahebourg
[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius non-communicable disease (NCD) survey 2015 kicked off this morning at Willoughby Government School in Mahebourg with the overall objective of gaining new insight on the burden of disease through the collection of relevant, sensitive and scientific data for health policy makers and professionals to take the right decision.

2015-07-31 National Committee On Removal of Asbestos Recommends Immediate Destruction of 18 Unoccupied EDC Houses
[Government of Mauritius] The National Committee on the removal of asbestos in EDC/Ex-CHA houses has decided the immediate destruction of some 18 unoccupied houses constructed with materials containing asbestos. The houses are located in Verdun, Triolet, Telfair, St Julien, Olivia, L'Embrazure, La Chaux, Camp Diable, Bel Ombre, Benares, Argy and Amaury.

2015-07-31 Mismatch Between Local Employability and Imported Labour Recommendations Submitted
[Government of Mauritius] The High Level Ministerial Committee set up under the Chairmanship of the Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and External Communications, Mr. Xavier Duval, to address the mismatch between local employability and imported labour has submitted its recommendations to the Government. The Committee has examined, among others, the unemployment situation, the increasing number of qualified unemployed, and the lack of manpower planning.

2015-07-31 Meteorological Radar System - Mauritius Benefits From an Additional 190 Million Japanese Yen
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will benefit from an additional funding of 190 million Japanese Yen from the Japanese Government under the project for the improvement of the Meteorological Radar System Phase 2.

2015-07-31 Modern Police Station Inaugurated in Poudre d'Or
[Government of Mauritius] Poudre D'Or is now equipped with a new police station. The new building has been designed to enhance the working environment and to meet increasing demand of police service by the public.

2015-07-31 Minister Bholah Urges Entrepreneurs to Mobilise Resources for Creation of Wealth
[Government of Mauritius] Entrepreneurs will have to make the most of the various benefits that the government is offering and this is strong signal to economic actors that it is time we put all our energies and resources together for local development. Our country has immense potential around which it is possible to generate the creation of wealth and sustainable jobs.

2015-07-31 Eid Festival Celebrated At National Level
[Government of Mauritius] A series of events are being organised from 1-3 August in the context of the celebration of Eid festival at national level.

2015-07-30 The Way Driving Schools and Examination Centres Operate to Be Reviewed
[Government of Mauritius] "Pursuing the national road safety agenda is an enormous task that requires changes, and in this respect, the way driving schools and examination centres operate has to be reviewed."

2015-07-30 Civil Service - 292 Office Management Assistants Receive Appointment Letters
[Government of Mauritius] A batch of 292 newly appointed Office Management Assistants (OMA) from the ranks of Management Support Officers received their letters of appointment this morning at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall, Port Louis in the presence of the Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Mr Alain Wong Yen Cheong.

2015-07-30 Education Workshop Focuses On Hindi Teaching and ICT
[Government of Mauritius] A three-day workshop on Hindi Teaching and ICT, aiming at providing a platform for institutions doing major research on pedagogical innovation to share knowledge and experience, closes today at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) Auditorium, in Moka.

2015-07-30 Operators in Fisheries Participate in Aquatic Animal Disease and Food Safety Course
[Government of Mauritius] A ten-day training programme in Aquatic Animal Disease and Food Safety, organised by the Competent Authority - Seafood and the Agence Francaise de D├ęveloppement, kickstarted yesterday at the Mauritius Maritime Training Academy in Pointe aux Sables.

2015-07-29 No Registration Fees for New NHDC Home Owners
[Government of Mauritius] Government is abolishing the 5% tax registration fees that NHDC new house owners are required to pay.

2015-07-29 Delegation From Senegal in Mauritius to Discuss Avenues of Cooperation
[Government of Mauritius] A delegation from Senegal comprising of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Mr Amadou Ba, the Minister of Industry and Mines, Mr Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, and the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Mansour Faye arrived in Mauritius yesterday morning. They were received at the SSR International Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Etienne Sinatambou.

2015-07-28 Rwanda Falters As Mauritius, Botswana Advance in Olympic Rugby Qualifiers
[New Times] Mauritius and Botswana earned slots to the final qualification tournament of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games men's rugby 7s ahead of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi.

2015-07-28 A Smart SME Village and a Technopole to Be Set Up in Rodrigues Soon
[Government of Mauritius] A Smart SME Village and a Technopole will soon be set up in Rodrigues, announced the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, yesterday at the laying of the foundation stone of a Smart SME Village in Malabar, Rodrigues. The ceremony was attended by the Chief Commissioner, Mr Serge Clair, and several other personalities.

2015-07-27 Mauritian President On Why Traditional Medicine Matters
[SciDev.Net] In a continent of 54 countries, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for development, but the value of science and technology transcends national differences, says Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the new president of Mauritius,

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