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Cabinet Decisions taken on 23 AUGUST 2019

Date:August 23, 2019

​CABINET DECISIONS – 23 AUGUST 2019     1.         Cabinet has taken note of the preparations for the State Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Mauritius on 09 September 2019. His Holiness Pope Francis would be accompanied by a delegation of ar


National Drug Control Master Plan to be launched in September

National Drug Control Master Plan to be launched in September
Date:August 23, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 23 August, 2019: The National Drug Control Master Plan will be launched in September 2019, announced, yesterday, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, following a meeting of the High-Level Drugs and HIV Council, held at


Prime Minister launches first day cover, stamps and souvenir sheet on ICJ Advisory Opinion on Decolonisation

Prime Minister launches first day cover, stamps and souvenir sheet on ICJ Advisory Opinion on Decolonisation
Date:August 23, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 23 August, 2019: The first day cover, two stamps as well as a souvenir sheet on the theme “ICJ Advisory Opinion on Decolonisation” was launched today by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Develo


Mauritius a strategic partner to the United Nations for 2019-2023

Mauritius a strategic partner to the United Nations for 2019-2023
Date:August 20, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS - 20 August, 2019: A Strategic Partnership Framework (SPF) Agreement for the period 2019-2023 was signed, today, at the New Treasury Building in Port-louis between the Government of Mauritius and the United Nations (UN). The Prime Minister, Mini


Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM

Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM
Date:August 19, 2019|Domain:Social Security

​GIS – 19 August 2019: The focus of the Government is to improve the quality of life of the elderly and the condition of workers. In that context, several measures are being taken to improve their standard of living, said the Prime Minister, Ministe


PM: Safe City Project to be fully operational by end of December 2019

PM: Safe City Project to be fully operational by end of December 2019
Date:August 19, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 19 August, 2019: The Safe City project is now a reality and will be fully operational by the end of December 2019, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance an


Cabinet Decisions taken on 16 AUGUST 2019

Date:August 16, 2019

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 16 AUGUST 2019     1.         Cabinet has taken note of the performance of the Export-Oriented Enterprises (EOE) Sector over the period January to May 2019 as compared to the corresponding period in 2018.  The total exports


MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM

MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM
Date:August 15, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Mauritius Central Automated Switch (MauCAS), a novel state-of-the art digital hub fully owned and operated by the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) for routing payments among operators on a 24/7 basis, was launched, yesterday, by t


IOIG 2019: Mauritian athletes receive additional support from Government

IOIG 2019: Mauritian athletes receive additional support from Government
Date:August 12, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Economy & Finance

​GIS – 12 August, 2019: Government has decided, in a bid to further support Mauritian athletes, to allocate an additional sum of Rs 50 000, Rs 40 000 and Rs 30 000 respectively to Gold, Silver and Bronze medallists of the 10th edition of the Indian


Government committed to revolutionise the education sector, says Prime Minister Jugnauth

Government committed to revolutionise the education sector, says Prime Minister Jugnauth
Date:August 12, 2019|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 12 August 2019: Government is revolutionising the education sector by introducing a plethora of measures and putting facilities at the disposal of the youth so that they get access to a modern, inclusive, equitable, quality and more accessible