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2017-03-28 Ten-Year Master Plan to Strengthen SME Sector Released
[Government of Mauritius] The presentation and release of the ten year Master plan for the SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) sector was held in the presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, yesterday at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port-Louis.

2017-03-28 Mauritius and India Collaborate On Several Developmental Projects
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and India are collaborating on a series of developmental projects and the two countries are working towards strengthening both diplomatic and economic relations and reinforcing bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

2017-03-27 Government Steps Up the Clean Up Mauritius Campaign
[Government of Mauritius] Two hundred and twenty cases of contraventions have been registered for violation of the regulations with regard to environment cleanliness since the launch of the Clean up Mauritius and Embellishment Campaign by the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, on 5 March at Floréal.

2017-03-27 India's Foreign Secretary Pays Courtesy Call On Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The Foreign Secretary of India, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, on 25 March 2017 at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. During the meeting, both parties recalled that ties between Mauritius and India which are rooted in history and ancestry, are characterised by deep mutual trust and shared interests.

2017-03-27 Workshop Discusses Container Mass Verification Requirements
[Government of Mauritius] The container mass verification requirements of SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) were the main focus of discussions of a workshop which was held on 24 March 2017 at Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène. It was organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa.

2017-03-27 Minister Sesungkur Chairs First Meeting Financial Services Consultative Council
[Government of Mauritius] The first meeting of the Financial Services Consultative Council (FSCC) was held on Friday 24 March at the Ministry of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms in Ebène. The Council was chaired by the Minister of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms, Mr D. Sesungkur, is in line with Government policy to give a new boost to the global financial sector of the country.

2017-03-24 Minister Lutchmeenaraidoo Calls Export Oriented Enterprises to Modernise and Innovate
[Government of Mauritius] Export oriented enterprises (EOE) need to innovate, modernise, adapt, diversity and be flexible in the face of challenges, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, yesterday at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Mauritius Export Association (MEXA) which was held at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.

2017-03-22 Minister Toussaint Inaugurates Youth Centre At Triolet
[Government of Mauritius] The Triolet Youth Centre, geared towards promoting literary, sports, cultural, recreational and social activities for the personal development and empowerment of young people, was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint.

2017-03-21 Trade and Development Bank to Set Up a Regional Headquarters
[Government of Mauritius] The Trade and Development Bank (TDB), an African regional development financial institution, is proposing to set up a Regional Headquarters Tower in Mauritius. This shows that the initiatives taken by Mauritius to ensure transparency in its jurisdiction have been successful.

2017-03-22 Prime Minister - 'Mauritius Will Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With African Brothers and Sisters'
[Government of Mauritius] The African Economic Platform (AEP) is undoubtedly the flagship project of Agenda 2063 of the African Union, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, while reiterating that Mauritius will stand shoulder to shoulder with its African brothers and sisters.

2017-03-23 Home Economics Training Programmes to Be Reviewed for Better Services
[Government of Mauritius] The training and capacity building programmes offered by the Home Economics Unit of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare will be reviewed with a view to introduce Home Economics modules that are in line with public demands.

2017-03-23 La Marie Treatment Plant Hosts World Water Day 2017
[Government of Mauritius] A four-day exhibition on the theme "Water and Wastewater" was inaugurated yesterday at La Marie Water Treatment Plant to mark World Water Day 2017. The exhibition, open to students and the public, is being organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities and the Central Water Authority.

2017-03-23 Mini Forest Project Launched At Bel Air SSS
[Government of Mauritius] A mini project aimed at sensitising citizens and raise awareness among the youth on the importance of forests was launched yesterday at Bel Air State Secondary School. The project, organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, lies in the context of activities marking the International Day of Forests.

2017-03-21 Consultative Workshop On Sustainable Waste Management
[Government of Mauritius] A one-day consultative workshop on the Development of a Strategy and Action Plan for Waste Management and Resource Recovery in Mauritius, with the objective of tapping the potential of energy recovery from waste, kicked off this morning at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port-Louis.

2017-03-21 National Assembly Speaker Launches Parliamentary Gender Caucus
[Government of Mauritius] The Parliamentary Gender Caucus, a permanent structure established at Parliamentary level to provide a platform for members of all political persuasions to deliberate on, and advocate for gender equality, was officially launched yesterday by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, at the Receptorium of the National Assembly in Port Louis, in the presence of various Ministers and Members of Parliament.

2017-03-20 'Flying' Mugabe Now in Mauritius... His 4th Foreign Trip in 19 Days
[News24Wire] 'Flying' Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report on state ZBC radio.

2017-03-20 Mauritius Hosts First African Economic Platform
[Government of Mauritius] The African Economic Platform (AEP) will enable African leaders to set their own agenda to promote African integration and development and explore realistic continental and global opportunities and options to implement it.

2017-03-17 Mauritius Hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) from 20 - 22 March, 2017 at Westin Turtle Bay Hotel, Balaclava. The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth will be present at the opening ceremony together with a number of African Heads of States and governments.

2017-03-17 Keeping the Indian Ocean Region Safe Is Critical to Our Economy and Prosperity, Says Sir Anerood
[Government of Mauritius] The Indian Ocean region holds strong strategic significance since it handles 30% of global trade and almost half of the global traffic of containers passes through the Indian Ocean waters. Keeping the region safe is critical to our economy and prosperity. That is why we must convey a strong signal that we are united and totally determined in our battle against terror.

2017-03-17 Civil Service Ministry to Host Unpan Workshop
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, in collaboration with the Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI), South Africa, would host the United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN) workshop in May/June 2017.

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