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February 15, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 15 FEBRUARY 2019

​ CABINET DECISIONS  –  15 FEBRUARY 2019     1.         Cabinet has agreed to the ratification of the United Kingdom (UK) – Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Economic Partnership Agreement.  The UK-ESA Economic Partnership Agreement provides the legal framework to safeguard the preferential access of Mauritius on the UK Market once the UK leaves the European Union.  The Agreement contains three main chapters namely, trade in goods, fisheries and development cooperation. The UK-ESA Economic Partnership Agreement was signed on 31 January 2019 in London.  Mauritius would now deposit the instrument of ratification as provided for in the Agreement with the COMESA Secretariat.   *****   2.         Cabinet has taken note of the measures ta ...

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Prime Minister’s Relief Fund Helping Rodrigues Island recover from damage caused by Gelena
February 15, 2019

Prime Minister’s Relief Fund ...

​GIS – 15 February 2019: The Prime Minister’s Relief Fund, aiming at providing financial assistance to victims affected by cyclones and other calamities to repair their damaged houses and improve related infrastructures, is now open to voluntary contributions from the public.  The population is thus invited to extend their support to the victims of Rodrigues Island which was recently affected by ...

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Chief Minister of Haryana, India discusses avenues of cooperation with PM
February 15, 2019

Chief Minister of Haryana, In ...

  ​GIS – 15 Feb 2019: The Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Manohar Lal, 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 Port Louis. Discussions focused on several avenues of cooperation in various sectors of the economy, incl...

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Gelena: Rs 35 million disbursed to help the people of Rodrigues
February 11, 2019

Gelena: Rs 35 million disburs ...

​GIS - 11 February, 2019: Government will disburse Rs 35 million for repair works to be carried out in the context of the destruction caused by cyclone Gelena in Rodrigues. The amount will be injected in the Chief Commissioner's Relief Fund of Rodrigues. This statement was made yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Mi...

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February 08, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 8 FEBRUARY 2019

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 8 FEBRUARY 2019   1.         Cabinet has taken note that during the visit of the President of the Republic of Mozambique in Mauritius, the following areas were identified for future cooperation namely –   (a)       LNG Project; (b)       Development of a Regional Fishing Company; (c)        Development of Regional Cabotage Services; (d)       Initiatives for developing trade in goods and services; (e)       Joint development of a regional tourism cluster; (f)        Setting up of Industrial Park/Special Economic Zone in Mozambique; and             (g)       Provision of Professional Services such as Financial, Banking, Insurance, Legal and Accounting by Mauritian Operators in Mozambique.               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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