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MRA’s ICC Centre is part of a major development plan in the airport area, says Prime Minister

Prime Minister Jugnauth underlined that the inauguration of the ICCC marked a major milestone in the facilitation of trade in Mauritius, by reducing the cost of doing business

The Integrated Customs Clearance Centre (ICCC), a state-of-the-art building of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) housing several border agencies under one roof, was inaugurated, today, by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, in…

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Riche Lieu Prison detainees refurbish Bambous Virieux Fisheries Post

Maudhoo highlighted that his Ministry requested the assistance of the Mauritius Prison Service, through the Prime Minister’s Office, to undertake refurbishment works at various Fisheries Posts around the island

The Minister of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, Mr Sudheer Maudhoo, effected, this afternoon, a site visit at the Bambous Virieux Fisheries Post. The aim of the visit was to take stock of embellishment and electrical works, among others, which were undertaken by detainees of Riche Lieu Prison…

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Mauritius: Ministry of Health and Wellness and UNDP sign Portfolio documents on E-Health Initiatives

The UNDP will further its support to this national project by inviting expressions of interest from organisations and consortiums for the implementation of the National E-Health solution

The Portfolio documents on E-Health Initiatives were signed, today, in Port-Louis, between the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The E-Health system aims at ensuring continuity of care through affordable, high-quality and user-centric services to all healthcare stakeholders in Mauritius as well as promoting higher…

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Positioning Mauritius International Financial Sector as a Sustainability Hub of Africa, high on Government’s agenda

Minister Seeruttun highlighted that Government Programme 2020 laid emphasis on the need to ensure sustainability and responsible investment

“Government has placed high on its agenda the positioning of the Mauritius International Financial Sector as a Sustainability Hub of Africa and to spearhead Environmental, Social and Governance engagements in the region.” The Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, made this statement, today, during an…

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Daily operations of the Assay Office showcased through a site visit

Speaking of the Assay Office, the Minister underscored that its objectives are to ensure that the jewellery industry operates within the existing legal framework

The Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, effected, today, a site visit at the Assay Office, at Ken Lee Tower in Port Louis. The aim of the visit was to showcase the daily activities of the Office, as well as the services it provides to the…

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Tanzanian High Commissioner pays courtesy call on Prime Minister

In a statement following the courtesy call, the High Commissioner highlighted that the meeting with the Prime Minister was fruitful and cordial

The High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to Mauritius, with residence in Harare in Zimbabwe, Prof. Emmanuel Mwaluko Luhembe Mbennah, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this afternoon, at the New Treasury Building, in Port-Louis. In a statement following the courtesy call, the…

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Mauritius: First meeting, in 2022, of the National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up

The National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up meeting is a platform that enables the country to more effectively meet its requirements

The Human Rights Division, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, held the first National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up meeting of 2022, today, at the Council Chamber of the Municipal Council of Port Louis. The National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up…

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General Framework Agreement signed to enhance cooperation between Mauritius and Tanzania

The signature of this GFA not only bore testimony to the existing high-level relationship between Mauritius and Tanzania, but also marked the beginning of many new possibilities in bilateral cooperation

A General Framework Agreement (GFA) was signed, today, between Mauritius and Tanzania, at the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade in Port Louis. The Agreement aims at enhancing collaboration between the two countries in traditional sectors and paving the way for new avenues of…

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Local film makers receive cheques for their contribution to the Mauritian film industry

Minister Teeluck observed that there is a need to come forward with a strategy so as to redefine the conditions under which local film makers are provided support from the Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage

The cheques remitted to the two local film makers, namely Messrs Sada Rajiah and Pravesh Das Nunkoo, amounting to Rs 250,000 and Rs 150,000 respectively, are a way to reward them for their efforts and contribution to the Mauritian film industry. The Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Mr Avinash…

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All students to resume full-time classroom-based learning on 02 February 2022

The Vice-Prime Minister recalled that schools were closed in November 2021, following the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases and as part of efforts to curb the spread of the virus

At a press conference held this afternoon in Port Louis, the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, announced that all pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary education institutions would reopen on 02 February 2022 and that a team was working to create the…