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July 20, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on ​​​​​​20 JULY 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 20 JULY 2018     1.         Cabinet has taken note that HE Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China would effect a Friendship Visit to Mauritius from 27 to 28 July 2018. The President of the People’s Republic of China would be accompanied by his spouse, and his official delegation would consist of 11 members. During his visit, the President of the People’s Republic of China would have a tête-à-tête and working session with the Prime Minister.   ----   2.         Cabinet has taken note that Mauritius has been re-elected to the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) during the meeting of the State Parties to the African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty held on 14 June 2018 in Addis Ababa. ...

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The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised, says Prime Minister
July 11, 2018

The Ombudsperson for Financia ...

GIS - 11 July, 2018: The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised in consultation with all relevant stakeholders. The objective of the Bill is to better protect consumers of banking and financial services. It provides for the establishment of the Office of Ombudsperson for Financial Services to deal with complaints received and recommend appropriate remedial actions. The Bill w...

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July 06, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on ​​​​​​06 JULY 2018

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 06 JULY 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill into the National Assembly.  The main object of the Bill is to amend the Road Traffic Act so as to -   (a)       do away with the present regime of Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) whereby a person had the option to elect either to accept an FPN or to be reported with a view to proceedings being taken against him before a Court and to replace it with a more efficient regime whereby a person who refuses an FPN shall nevertheless be served with the FPN, the reason being that many persons who have refused the FPN later make requests to be issued with the FPN, which is currently not possible;   (b)       provide for th ...

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Mauritius to become champion of Commonwealth Innovation Hub
July 03, 2018

Mauritius to become champion ...

GIS - 03 July, 2018: Mauritius is set to become a champion of the Commonwealth Innovation Hub, a digital platform to tap and unleash the innovation wealth of the Commonwealth which was launched in April 2018. This was at the fore of discussions yesterday during a courtesy call by the Commonwealth Secretary-General, Baroness Patricia Scotland, Q.C, on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs...

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June 29, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 29 JUNE 2018

​CABINET DECISIONS – 29 JUNE 2018     1.         Cabinet has taken note that His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would visit Mauritius from 1 to 3 July 2018.  He would pay courtesy calls on the Acting President of the Republic and the Minister Mentor, Minister for Defence, Minister for Rodrigues and have a tête-à-tête and a working session with the Prime Minister.     ***     2.         Cabinet has taken note of the status of implementation of the Human Resource Management Information System project of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms.  The project is expected to be completed by December 2019.  The implementation of ...

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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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