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9th ACP Summit: ACP Group of States becomes a multilateral organisation

9th ACP Summit: ACP Group of States becomes a multilateral organisation
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS – 13 December, 2019: The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States has now become a multilateral organisation which will be called upon to play a more defined role on the international front. This transformation will enable the ACP Gr


Fishermen Welfare Fund: 168 Scholarships Awarded to Children

Fishermen Welfare Fund: 168 Scholarships Awarded to Children
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training--Fisheries

GIS – 13 December, 2019: The Fishermen Welfare Fund has awarded, yesterday, 168 educational scholarships to children of fishermen for the promotion of education within the community of Mauritius and Rodrigues. The scholarship award ceremony, organis


Civil Service Kermesse: Minister Hurdoyal expresses satisfaction with regard to progress of work

Civil Service Kermesse: Minister Hurdoyal expresses satisfaction with regard to progress of work
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Civil Service

​GIS - 13 December, 2019: The Minister of Public Service, Administrative and Institutional Reforms, Mr Teeruthraj Hurdoyal, conducted yesterday, a site visit at the Gymkhana Grounds, Vacoas, to take stock of work in progress in the context of the fo


Home Solar Project: Government to consider increasing the 50 kWh of free monthly electricity

Home Solar Project: Government to consider increasing the 50 kWh of free monthly electricity
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS– 13 December, 2019: The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Leslie Collendavelloo announced, yesterday, that in the context of the Home Solar Project, the authorities have been called upon to increase the 50 k


Assises de l’Environnement 2019 to be held on 16 and 17 December

Assises de l’Environnement 2019 to be held on 16 and 17 December
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

GIS – 13 December, 2019: A two-day ‘Assises de l’Environnement’, aligned with the Governmental vision to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and its commitment to combat climate change, will be held, on 16 and 17 December 2019, at the Caudan


MRA seize 360 grams of heroin worth Rs 5.4 million

MRA seize 360 grams of heroin worth Rs 5.4 million
Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 13 December, 2019: A total of 360 grams of heroin worth Rs 5.4 million, in provenance from South Africa, was seized by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), on Tuesday 10 December 2019, at the DHL Courier Warehouse. The heroin was conceal


HRDC organises talk on implementation of AI in businesses

Date:12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training

GIS – 13 December, 2019: The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), under the Skills Development Programme for Artificial Intelligence (AI), invited, yesterday, Dr Willie Brink, from South Africa, to give a talk on the ‘Practical insights of the


The NCG to acquire high-speed crafts from foreign countries

The NCG to acquire high-speed crafts from foreign countries
Date:12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS-12 December 2019: The National Coast Guard (NCG) will further enhance its maritime capabilities through the acquisition of future NCG assets such as high-speed crafts from friendly foreign countries which will ensure that our waters remain well


SUS Island Project: Award of Certificates to taxi drivers operating with hotels

SUS Island Project: Award of Certificates to taxi drivers operating with hotels
Date:12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Tourism

GIS– 12 December, 2019: Some 150 taxi drivers who operate with hotels around Mauritius received, yesterday, a certificate in 'Quality Taxis for a better Tourist Destination' under the SUS Island Project. The Ambassador of the European Union in Mauri


Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Date:12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 11 December, 2019: Mauritius marks another milestone as the ‘Sega tambour’ of Chagos Archipelago is inscribed on the UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding after the inscription of ‘Sega Tipik’ and  ‘Geet