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January 18, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 18 JANUARY 2019

CABINET DECISIONS – 18 JANUARY 2019   1.         Cabinet has taken note that HE Mr Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, would effect a State Visit to Mauritius from 30 January to 02 February 2019 and would be the Chief Guest on the occasion of the Commemoration of the 184th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius.  During the Visit, the President would, among others, pay a courtesy call on the Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius, have a working session with the Prime Minister, and attend a Business Forum organised by the Economic Development Board.   ----   2.         Cabinet has agreed to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Mozambiqu ...

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Mauritius and Seychelles to reinforce partnership in the fisheries sector
January 17, 2019

Mauritius and Seychelles to r ...

​GIS - 17 January, 2019: A delegation of the National Assembly of Seychelles led by its Speaker, Mr Nicholas Gerard Prea, paid a courtesy call yesterday on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis. In a statement to the...

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Cyber Tower 1 officially renamed Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower
January 17, 2019

Cyber Tower 1 officially rena ...

GIS – 17 January, 2019: The Cyber Tower 1 was officially renamed Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower during a ceremony organised yesterday by Landscope (Mauritius) Ltd, in Ebène, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.  The Minister Mentor, Minister of D...

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January 11, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 11 JANUARY 2019

​CABINET DECISIONS  –  11 JANUARY 2019     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the modalities for the implementation of a Scheme to provide free higher education in public Tertiary Education Institutions (TEIs) as from year 2019.The objectives of the Scheme are to –   (a)       better prepare young people for the challenges of the future;   (b)       further democratise access to tertiary education;   (c)        set a solid base for the development of a knowledge economy;   (d)       address the problem of skills mismatch in the labour market, especially as Mauritius pursues its ambition to become a digital economy as well as a Fintech Hub for Africa;   (e)       create capacity to foster the development of Artificial Intelligen ...

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Prime Minister Jugnauth chairs second meeting of the National Economic and Social Council
January 10, 2019

Prime Minister Jugnauth chair ...

GIS - 10 January, 2019: Two commissions have been set up, one on economy and related matters and one on social matters. This statement was made yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications  and National  Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who chaired the second meeting of the National Economic and Soci...

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05
Jan
Start Time:Jan 05, 2017

Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM

​ Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM The Mer Rouge Oil Storage Terminal (MOST) project will propel Mauritius into the next phase of development and will contribute to transforming the country into a full-fledged maritime hub in the years to come. The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, made this statement on 27 December 2016 at the laying of foundation stone ceremony of the MOST project in Mer Rouge, Port Louis. He recalled that The MOST project is a testimony of the commitment to implement the Government programme 2015-2019 and the Vision 2030 Economic Mission Statement which aim, amongst others, to transform Port Louis into a lea ...

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12
Dec
Start Time:Dec 12, 2016

Commissioning Ceremony of CGS Victory and 2 Chetak Helicopters

Maritime Surveillance: Mauritius Police Force equipped with new patrol vessel and two Chetak Helicopters As a major step to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in the field of maritime surveillance, a new state-of-the-art ship, CGS Victory, and two Chetak helicopters have been acquired by the Mauritius Police Force/National Coast Guard.  The commissioning ceremony was held on Saturday 10 December 2016 at Quay A in Port Louis in the presence of the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, and the Defence Minister of India, Mr Manohar Parrikar. In his address, the Prime Minister pointed out that the acquisition of CGS Victory is yet another milestone in the country’s long journey ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

Courtesy Visit by International Committee of the Red Cross delegation

​Mauritius can serve as role model for other countries for its involvement with regards to the issues of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) vis-à-vis the United Nations as well as in the implementation of the IHL.The Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Ms Perrine Louart, made this statement on 26th October 2016 following a courtesy visit by her delegation on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, GCSK, KCMG, QC, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.Ms Perrine Louart, expressed satisfaction concerning the discussions on IHL with the Prime Minister during which she underlined that the Government has reiterated its full support to matters related to IHL as w ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

International Humanitarian Law: Winners of an Essay Competition awarded cash prizes

​ International Humanitarian Law: Winners of an Essay Competition awarded cash prizes A prize giving ceremony to reward winners of an essay competition on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) organised by the Prime Minister’s Office was held yesterday at the Prime Minister’s Office in Port Louis.   Targeting public officers, the competition was launched in August 2016. A total of six entries were received. The essays were assessed by a panel comprising an Associate Professor from the University of Mauritius, the Regional Legal Advisor of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and a Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office and three best essays were chosen. ...

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27
Oct
Start Time:Oct 27, 2016

Signature Ceremony Deed of Concession-Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Limited

​Ocean economy: Signature of three Deeds of Concession for fish farming In line with Government’s strategy to diversify the fisheries sector and develop a strong ocean economy, three Deeds of Concession for fish farming were signed on 18 October 2016 at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The grant of concession was awarded to Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Ltd.   The signing ceremony was held in the presence of the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth; the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Outer Islands, Mr Premdut Koonjoo; and representatives of Ferme Marine de Mahebourg Ltd. The signatories were the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, Mr Nayen Koo ...

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