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National Cooperative College poised to professionalise the cooperative sector, says Prime Minister
August 10, 2018

National Cooperative College ...

​GIS  - 10 August, 2018: The National Cooperative College (NCC), a first-of-its-kind in Mauritius, will provide training and educational programmes with a view to give a professional edge to the cooperative sector. Government is investing massively to ensure that local existing and aspiring entrepreneurs benefit from necessary tools and resources for the development of competencies in the field o...

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August 10, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on ​​​​​​10 AUGUST 2018

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 10 AUGUST 2018     1.         Cabinet has taken note of the arrangements being made for the holding of 11th World Hindi Conference in Mauritius from 18 to 20 August 2018.  The main theme would be “Hindi Vishwa Aur Bharateey Sanskriti” (World of Hindi and Indian Culture).  Some 2,083 delegates and officials from 17 countries including Mauritius have been registered for the Conference. The official delegation from India would be headed by Hon Smt Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs and comprise various Governors and Ministers of State.     ****     2.         Cabinet has agreed to Mauritius signing the Agreement Amending the Protocol on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation of the Southern African ...

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IMF team meets Prime Minister to discuss economic resilience
July 31, 2018

IMF team meets Prime Minister ...

​GIS  – 31 July, 2018: A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) comprising two officials and led by the Mission Chief of the IMF for Mauritius, Ms Qureshi Mahvash, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, yesterday at the New Treasury Building in Por...

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China provides additional grant of approximately Rs 750 million to Mauritius
July 30, 2018

China provides additional gra ...

​GIS – 30 July 2018: The President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping, was on a Friendship Visit to Mauritius on 27 and 28 July 2018. He was accompanied by his spouse and an official delegation comprising 11 members.   During his visit, President Xi Jinping had a tête-à-tête and working session with the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National D...

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July 27, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on ​​​​​​27 JULY 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 27 JULY 2018     1.         Cabinet has taken note of the Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Drug Trafficking which was chaired by Mr Paul Lam Shang Leen, former Judge of the Supreme Court.  The Report would be made public and uploaded on the website of the Prime Minister’s Office http://pmo.govmu.org     *****     2.         Cabinet has taken note that the Prime Minister would promulgate the Gambling Regulatory Authority (Personal Management Licence) Regulations.  The main object of the Regulations is to ensure that people working in the gambling industry are fit and proper without any criminal antecedents. The Personal Management Licence would be valid for three years from the date of issue.     ***** ...

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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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