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June 23, 2017

Cabinet Decisions taken on 23 JUNE 2017

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 23 JUNE 2017     1.         Cabinet has taken note that, on 22 June 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/71/L.73 entitled “Request for an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965” by a majority of 94 votes.   *****   2.         Cabinet has taken note that the e-Health Project would be implemented in phases in the Regional Hospitals, and the mediclinics attached thereto.  The main objective of the Project is to have a single integrated source of information and a focal point of reference on all matters related to health with improved resource planning, allocation, monitoring and ev ...

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June 16, 2017

Cabinet Decisions taken on 16 JUNE 2017

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 16 JUNE 2017     1.         Cabinet has taken note that the Forum on “Strategies for retention of girls and young women in educational systems”, organised jointly by the African Union, the International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa, and the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, would be held in Mauritius in July 2017.  The main objectives of the Forum are to address the challenges that impede the retention of girls and young women in the education systems, and find solutions in order to bring about real and sustainable changes.  Some 70 foreign delegates and 50 Mauritian participants are expected to participate in the Forum.   ----   2.      ...

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June 02, 2017

Cabinet Decisions taken on 2 JUNE 2017

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 2 JUNE 2017     1.         Cabinet has taken note that the President of the United Nations General Assembly has convened a Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on 22 June 2017 to consider Item 87 of the Agenda, i.e., Request for an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965.   ***   2.         Cabinet has taken note of the outcome of the State Visit of the Hon P.K. Jugnauth, Prime Minister, to India on 26 and 27 May 2017. The Prime Minister had a working session with Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, on bilateral issues and matters of international importance, and reviewed the implementation of ...

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May 25, 2017

Cabinet Decisions taken on 25 MAY 2017

CABINET DECISIONS – 25 MAY 2017     1.         Cabinet has taken note that the Steering Committee on the Metro Express Project, chaired by the Hon P.K. Jugnauth, Prime Minister, had met on 10 May 2017 to take stock of development in the implementation of the Project, and initiate appropriate action to address certain important issues.  A Communication Cell has been set up for the purpose of branding the Project and mounting a sensitisation campaign on the Metro Express Concept as a rapid mode of transit and the creation of a new model of urban planning with urban terminals linking major towns.   ***   2.         Cabinet has taken note that the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping would promulgate the f ...

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May 19, 2017

Cabinet Decisions taken on 19 MAY 2017

​CABINET DECISIONS – 19 MAY 2017     1.         Cabinet has taken note that, in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity,  the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security has elaborated –               (a)       the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2025 that presents a global overview on the status of biodiversity and sets out the goals and objectives to achieve in terms of biodiversity and conservation; and               (b)       the Protected Area Network Expansion Strategy 2017-2026 that lays down the programmes to protect, conserve and restore native biodiversity, natural landscapes and ecosystem services to benefit present and future generations.               The documents would be launched on the ...

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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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