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Mauritius a strategic partner to the United Nations for 2019-2023

Mauritius a strategic partner to the United Nations for 2019-2023
Date:August 20, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS - 20 August, 2019: A Strategic Partnership Framework (SPF) Agreement for the period 2019-2023 was signed, today, at the New Treasury Building in Port-louis between the Government of Mauritius and the United Nations (UN). The Prime Minister, Mini


MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM

MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM
Date:August 15, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Mauritius Central Automated Switch (MauCAS), a novel state-of-the art digital hub fully owned and operated by the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) for routing payments among operators on a 24/7 basis, was launched, yesterday, by th


WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange

WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange
Date:August 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS – 14 August, 2019: The 16th Administrative Meeting of the National Contact Point for the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO) East and Southern Africa (ESA), opened this morning at the Regional Training Ce


IOIG 2019: Mauritian athletes receive additional support from Government

IOIG 2019: Mauritian athletes receive additional support from Government
Date:August 12, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports--Economy & Finance

​GIS – 12 August, 2019: Government has decided, in a bid to further support Mauritian athletes, to allocate an additional sum of Rs 50 000, Rs 40 000 and Rs 30 000 respectively to Gold, Silver and Bronze medallists of the 10th edition of the Indian


IORA: Mauritius to host Working Group on Trade and Investment

IORA: Mauritius to host Working Group on Trade and Investment
Date:August 05, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 05 August 2019: Mauritius will lead a Working Group on Trade and Investment in September 2019, organised by the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). Trade and Investment are important parts of the focus area of IORA as economic cooperation is


Pope Francis’s visit to Mauritius is a landmark event for the country, says Prime Minister

Pope Francis’s visit to Mauritius is a landmark event for the country, says Prime Minister
Date:August 05, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – 05 August, 2019: The visit of Pope Francis to Mauritius on 9 September 2019 will be a landmark event for the country, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Financ


Prime Minister effects site visits in context of Père Laval pilgrimage and Papal visit

Prime Minister effects site visits in context of Père Laval pilgrimage and Papal visit
Date:August 02, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS – 02 August, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who is the President of the task force for the Père


EDB (Mauritius) joins the World Alliance of International Financial Centres

Date:July 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 July, 2019: The Economic Development Board (EDB) of Mauritius has acceded, in July 2019, to the Membership of the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC). This will enable Mauritius to position itself as an International F


Winners of the InnovEd 2019 competition rewarded

Winners of the InnovEd 2019 competition rewarded
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Economy & Finance

GIS - 12 July, 2019: The winners of the InnovEd (Innovation for the Education Sector) 2019 competition were rewarded, yesterday, during an award ceremony organised by the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC), at the Rajiv Gandhi


Government to bring the public sector debt to GDP ratio to 60% by end of June 2021

Government to bring the public sector debt to GDP ratio to 60% by end of June 2021
Date:July 09, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 09 July, 2019: Government is firmly committed to bringing the public sector debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio down to 60% by the end of June 2021. The strategy, to bring down the public sector debt to a more sustainable level is multi