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December 06, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 6 DECEMBER 2019

CABINET DECISIONS –  6 DECEMBER 2019   1.         Cabinet has taken note that the Trade Promotion and Marketing Scheme would be extended to exports to the United States of America (USA) as from January 2020.  The Scheme provides a 40% refund on air freight cost for exports to USA.  The objective is to enable local operators to increase their exports to USA.   ----   2.         Cabinet has taken note that the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (Republic of Kenya) Regulations 2019 would be promulgated shortly.  The promulgation of the Regulations forms part of the internal procedure to ratify the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with Kenya.  The main benefits of the DTAA are as follows –   (a)       it will ensure that the ...

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November 29, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 29 NOVEMBER 2019

​ CABINET DECISIONS – 29 NOVEMBER 2019   1.         Cabinet has agreed to the recommendations made by the National Wage Consultative Council in respect of the revised National Minimum Wage to be effective as from 1 January 2020 which are as follows –   (a)       a monthly guaranteed income of Rs10,200 for a worker in a Non Export Oriented Enterprise which comprises the national minimum wage of Rs9,700, inclusive of salary compensation for year 2020, and a special allowance of Rs500 payable by Government;   (b)       for a Mauritian worker in an Export Oriented Enterprise, the Council has proposed a monthly guaranteed income of Rs10,200 which includes the national minimum wage of Rs9,000, inclusive of salary compensation for year 2020 ...

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November 22, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 22 NOVEMBER 2019

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 22 NOVEMBER 2019     1.         Cabinet has agreed to amendments being made to the Mauritius Agricultural Marketing Act to, inter alia, provide for –   (a)       the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB) to operate and manage the National Wholesale Market; and   (b)       the establishment of a General Fund as recommended by the National Audit Office.               Drafting instructions would be given to the Attorney General’s Office accordingly.   ***   2.         Cabinet has taken note that the Local Government (Fees) Regulations 2019 and the Local Government (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2019 would be promulgated with a view to further improve the business environment for investors and foster furth ...

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November 15, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 15 NOVEMBER 2019

​   CABINET DECISIONS  –  15 NOVEMBER 2019     1.         Cabinet has taken note that the rates of basic pensions are being increased with effect from 1 December 2019 as hereunder –   (a)       Monthly old age basic pension (BRP) as follows –               (i)         60 to 89 years – from Rs6,210 to Rs9,000               (ii)        90 to 99 years – from Rs16,210 to Rs16,710               (iii)       Centenarians – from Rs21,210 to Rs21,710   (b)       Basic Widow’s Pension and Basic Invalidity Pension from Rs6,210 to Rs9,000 per month;   (c)        Basic Orphans Pension for those under 15 years not in full time education from Rs3,710 to Rs5,000 and those 3 years and up to 20 years in full time education from Rs5,210 to R ...

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October 18, 2019

Cabinet Decisions taken on 18 OCTOBER 2019

​  CABINET DECISIONS –18 OCTOBER 2019     1.         Cabinet has taken note that an Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding have been signed between the Republic of Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China, namely –   (a)       the Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement which is the first Agreement that China has signed with a country in Africa.  This would give Mauritius access to a huge market of around 1.4 billion people.  Mauritius would benefit from duty free access on the Chinese market on 8,227 products and would also be granted a Tariff Rate Quota for special sugar with an in-quota rate of 15% which would reach 50,000 tons over a period of eight years; and   (b)       a Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment ...

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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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