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November 16, 2018

CABINET DECISIONS – 16 NOVEMBER 2018

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 16 NOVEMBER 2018   1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the new Mauritius Family Planning and Welfare Association Bill into the National Assembly.  The main object of the Bill is to repeal the Mauritius Family Planning and Welfare Association Act 2005 and replace it by a more appropriate and modern legislative framework that makes provision for sexual and reproductive health and rights in accordance with international standards.  The Bill, accordingly, makes provision for the establishment of a new Mauritius Family Planning and Welfare Association which shall, inter alia –    (a)       promote awareness on planned parenthood with a view to maintaining the fertility rate at a reasonable level; ...

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November 09, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 09 NOVEMBER 2018

    CABINET DECISIONS – 09 NOVEMBER 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the review of policies for the grant of work permits, in line with the measures announced in Budget Speech 2017/2018 to facilitate the employment of foreign labour in needy economic sectors, namely regarding the extension of 8-year work permit policy, to some other sectors, and the issue of work permit within 15 working days. It is also proposed to, inter alia, review the current ratio policy for the issue of work permits in some sectors and introduce work permit smart cards in lieu of work permits.     *****     2.         Cabinet has taken note of the change in procedure pertaining to the timing for payment of compensation in cases of compulsory land ...

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November 01, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 01 NOVEMBER 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 01 NOVEMBER 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the Special Education Needs Authority Bill into the National Assembly.  The object of the Bill is to provide for the establishment of a Special Education Needs Authority which shall be responsible for –   (a)          monitoring and facilitating implementation of special education needs policies of Government;   (b)          advising the Minister on the formulation of policies and on the criteria for the registration of –               (i)         special education needs institutions;               (ii)        the teaching and non-teaching staff, and any other resource person, of special education needs institutions;   (c)          ...

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October 26, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 26 OCTOBER 2018

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 26 OCTOBER 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the National Payment Systems Bill into the National Assembly. The main objects of the Bill are to provide for –   (a)       the regulation, overseeing and supervision of national payment systems and payment systems being operated in Mauritius;   (b)       the Bank of Mauritius as the authority which shall ensure the safe, secure, efficient and effective operation and accessibility to the public of national payment systems and payment systems being operated in Mauritius; and   (c)        common rules for the protection of systems.       ****     2.         Cabinet has agreed to the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transp ...

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Delegation from Groupe d’amitié France-Maurice meets Prime Minister
October 19, 2018

Delegation from Groupe d’amit ...

GIS – 19 October, 2018: A delegation from Groupe d’amitié France-Maurice, led by the Member of the French National Assembly representing the department of Gironde, Mrs Sophie Mette, and accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of France to Mauritius, Mr Emmanuel Cohet, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Fina...

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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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