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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…

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Bar Council: Twenty-three Prospective Barristers sworn-in

The Chief Justice congratulated the Barristers for their well-deserved success and achievement

Twenty-three Prospective Barristers, have been admitted today as new members of the Bar Council. The swearing-in ceremony was held, this afternoon, at the New Supreme Court Building, in Port Louis, in the presence of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mauritius, Mrs Rehana Bibi Mungly-Gulbul, and several dignitaries. In her address, the…

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Mauritius-India: Joint E-inauguration of Social Housing Units and E-launch of the Civil Service College/8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects

Mauritius would have never been able to implement projects of such great magnitude in such a short time without the support and assistance of the Government of India

The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Shri Narendra Modi, who intervened live from New Delhi, proceeded, this afternoon, with the E-inauguration of 956 Social Housing Units and the E-launching of the Civil Service College (CSC) and 8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects.  In Mauritius, the official ceremony…

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University of Mauritius signs MoU with Construction Industry Development Board and Land Drainage Authority

These collaborative agreements are in line with the strategic thrust of the UoM

The University of Mauritius (UoM) joined hands today with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and the Land Drainage Authority (LDA), both operating under the aegis of the Ministry of National Infrastructure and Community Development, through the signature of two Memoranda of Understanding, this afternoon, in Port Louis, with a…

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Minister Ganoo chairs sensitisation session on Industrial Property Act 2019

Representatives of the Economic Development Board, the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council, as well as other institutions and associations from the private sector were present on this occasion

The Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, chaired, this afternoon in Port Louis, a sensitisation session for private sector institutions on the Industrial Property Act 2019. The aim of this session was to share with representatives of…

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MCCI’s president and the vice president of Africa Business Council call on the Prime Minister

The objective of the meeting was to appraise the Prime Minister on the latest development regarding trade with the African continent through the Africa Business Council

The president of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Mr Guillaume Hugnin, and the vice president of the Africa Business Council, as well as chairperson of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Business Council, Mr Marday Venkatasamy, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister,…

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Publication entitled ‘Arbitration of Industrial Disputes in Mauritius’ launched by President Roopun

Several personalities were present at the launching of the publication, which is essentially a law textbook, authored by the president of the Redundancy Board, Mr Rashid Hossen

The President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, launched, this afternoon during an official ceremony held at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène, a publication entitled Arbitration of Industrial Disputes in Mauritius. Several personalities were present at the launching of the publication, which is essentially a law textbook, authored by…

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MoU signed between the Confederation of African Athletics and the Mauritius Athletics Association

The President of the AAC underlined that the agreement that was signed united the two parties and would help the implementation of measures outlined in the documents

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the African Athletics Confederation (AAC) and the Mauritius Athletics Association (MAA) regarding the terms and conditions for the organisation of the 22nd African Athletics Championships, was signed, this morning, at Côte d’Or National Sports Complex. The signature of the MoU was followed by a joint press conference…

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Mauritius Police Force: Port Louis North Division gets new modern headquarters

The Police Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025, which would serve as a roadmap to improve service delivery and enable the Mauritius Police Force to meet emerging challenges, was also launched

The Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, inaugurated the new Metropolitan North Divisional Headquarters at Abercrombie, this afternoon. The Acting Commissioner of Police, Mr Anil Kumarsing Dip; the Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr. Georges Pierre…