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May 18, 2018

Cabinet Decisions taken on 18 MAY 2018

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 18 MAY 2018     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of The Use of Pesticides Bill into the National Assembly.  The object of the Bill is to regulate, control and monitor the importation and use of pesticides in or on certain fresh fruits, plants, seeds or vegetables with a view to, inter alia, minimising risks to human health and the environment.   ****   2.         Cabinet has agreed to the setting up of a Ministerial Steering Committee under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister to look into the recommendations of the Report on Sugar submitted by the Joint Technical Committee which was co-chaired by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security and Business Mauritius which represented the Mau ...

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Representatives of UNESCO and ICOMOS meet Prime Minister
May 16, 2018

Representatives of UNESCO and ...

GIS – 16 May 2018: A representative of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Mr George Abungu, and a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Mr N. John Clarke, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kum...

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Well-being of the population is one of Government’s priorities, states Prime Minister
May 14, 2018

Well-being of the population ...

GIS – 14 May, 2018: The well-being of the population is one of Government’s priorities and in order to ensure this, foreign experts are currently working on the formulation of a 10-year plan so that Mauritius becomes a Nation where physical activity is inculcated in its culture. The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Fi...

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International cooperation needed to effectively address drug scourge, says Prime Minister
May 10, 2018

International cooperation nee ...

​GIS– 10 May, 2018: The prevention of early use of drugs is not only one of the top national priorities of Mauritius but is also one of the world’s most pressing challenges, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning at Le Sirius, Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.   The Prime Minister was speaking at the opening of a workshop on the Development of a Drug Us...

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Prime Minister discusses employment issues with ILO’s Assistant Director-General
May 09, 2018

Prime Minister discusses empl ...

GIS – 09 May 2018: The Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) , Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon paid a courtesy call 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, yesterday afternoon, at the New Trea...

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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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