Prime Minister Meets Vice-Minister for State Ocean Administration of China
[Government of Mauritius]The Vice-Minister for State Ocean Administration of the People's Republic of China, Mr Wang Fei, paid a courtesy call this morning on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, GCSK, KCMG, QC, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.
Financial and ICT Sectors to Help Make 2nd Economic Miracle a Reality, Says Minister Jugnauth
[Government of Mauritius]Government's vision to make what is commonly known as the 'deuxiÃ¨me miracle Ã©conomique' (second economic miracle) will leverage on the financial and the ICT sectors which are two promising sectors, said the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, yesterday at the Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.
Residents and Parents Reassured That Chitrakoot School Is Safe From Landslide
[Government of Mauritius]Residents of Chitrakoot as well as parents of pupils and staff of Chitrakoot Government School, who are concerned about safety after the landslide that occurred in the region on the night of 20 January, have been reassured that, for the time being, the school is safe and there is no immediate danger.
Ocean Economy Minister Meets Chinese Vice-Minister for State Ocean Administration
[Government of Mauritius]The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands, Mr Premdut Koonjoo, yesterday met a delegation led by Mr Wang Fei, Vice-Minister for State Ocean Administration, People's Republic of China, in his office in Port Louis.
Renewable Energy - Future of SADC Energy Sector
[SANF]Harare -Access to clean sustainable energy has become part of the international development agenda during the past two decades, reflecting the global recognition of the important role that energy plays in the delivery of basic services and in generating jobs and income.
SAA Celebrates 50 Years of Direct Flights to Mauritius
[SAnews.gov.za]This year, South African Airways (SAA) celebrates 50 years of direct flights to Mauritius.
Public Service Bill to Be Introduced Shortly in the National Assembly
[Government of Mauritius]Government will introduce the Public Service Bill shortly in the National Assembly. The object of the Bill is to provide for the establishment and management of the Public Service of the Republic of Mauritius.
Prime Minister Receives Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy
[Government of Mauritius]The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral R.K. Dhowan paid a courtesy call this morning on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, GCSK, KCMG, QC, at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun was also present.
Minister Soodhun Invites India's Prime Minister to Be Chief Guest for National Celebrations
[Government of Mauritius]The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, had handed over to the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, a personal invitation to be the Guest of Honour at the National Day celebrations this year.
Early Warning System for Storm Surge Set Up Before Next Cyclonic Season
[Government of Mauritius]An Early Warning System for incoming storm surge, swells and tsunamis will be set up before the next cyclonic season which will start from 15 November 2015. The project will be financed by the Global Environment Fund jointly with the UNDP.
Four High Landslide Risk Areas Equipped With Monitoring Devices
[Government of Mauritius]Chitrakoot, Quatre Soeurs, VallÃ©e Pitot and La Butte, which have been identified as high landslide risk areas, have been equipped with monitoring devices, following various surveys and surveillances conducted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) expert team in the context of the Landslide Management Project.
Seychelles, Mauritius Discuss Renewal of Fisheries Agreement
[Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -On Tuesday, Seychelles and Mauritius will begin the first round of negotiations to renew the fisheries agreement between the two countries.
Abolition of Slavery - Minister Announces Series of Activities to Mark the 180th Anniversary
[Government of Mauritius]Activities that would be organised to mark the 180th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius on 1 February 2015 were announced by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, on 16 January during a press conference in Port Louis.
Cyclone Bansi - National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre Submits Report
[Government of Mauritius]The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Centre submitted a report to give an overview of the situation prevailing in the country following the passage of Cyclone Bansi.
Government to Reinforce the Build Mauritius Fund and the Rodrigues Subsidy Fund
[Government of Mauritius]Government will further reinforce the Build Mauritius Fund and the Rodrigues Subsidy Fund by using the money raised from the unchanged petroleum prices to finance priority projects namely in the water sector and other key development projects.
Mauritius and India to Sign MoU in the Field of Cooperatives
[Government of Mauritius]A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed by the Ministry of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of India to enhance collaboration in the field of cooperatives.
New Fishing Agreement With the Republic of Seychelles
[Government of Mauritius]The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands will hold negotiations on a new fishing agreement with the Government of the Republic of Seychelles.
Cyclone Bansi - Additional Personnel to Be Dispatched to Rodrigues
[Government of Mauritius]The Minister of Environment, Sustainable Development, Disaster and Beach Management, Mr Raj Dayal, announces that two flights will carry additional personnel to Rodrigues after the passsage of the cyclone Bansi so as to help the island restart its activities as soon as possible and to carry out infrastructural repairs.
Public Sector Efficiency Bureau to Be Set Up to Eliminate Misuse of Public Funds
[Government of Mauritius]A Public Sector Efficiency Bureau will be set up in the Ministry of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms, to review administrative and financial systems and procedures in Ministries, Departments, statutory bodies, state-owned companies and other Government agencies.
SME Parks to Help Entrepreneurs Become More Productive
[Government of Mauritius]Government is giving due consideration to boost the Small and Medium Enterprises sector which is bound to play a pivotal role in the development of the economy.