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Grounding of MV Wakashio at Pointe D’Esny: salvage team and first tug, PSV Standford Hawk, in Mauritius

Grounding of MV Wakashio at Pointe D’Esny: salvage team and first tug, PSV Standford Hawk, in Mauritius
Date:8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS – 03 August 2020:The salvage team and the first tug, PSV Stanford Hawk, are currently in Mauritius since July 30 for the salvage exercise of the Wakashio Ship of the Okiyo Maritime Corporation / Nagashiki Shipping Co. Ltd, that has been grounde


MoU signed for greater synergy between MCCF and AMB

MoU signed for greater synergy between MCCF and AMB
Date:8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 03 August 2020: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), pertaining to the supply of commodities by the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMB) to the retail outlets of the Mauritius Consumers’ Co-operative Federation Ltd (MCCF), was signed, this morn


China donates another batch of medical equipment to Mauritius

China donates another batch of medical equipment to Mauritius
Date:7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

​GIS – 31 July 2020:An Agreement for the reception of a donation of medical equipment from the People’s Republic of China to Mauritius was signed, today, by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Re


Need for exports to restart for a sustained economic recovery, insists PM Jugnauth

Need for exports to restart for a sustained economic recovery, insists PM Jugnauth
Date:7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS  – 30 July 2020 : The exports of our goods must restart for a sustained economic recovery, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, yesterday, during a site visit at the textile factory, Denim de L’Ile Ltd (DDI), in Rivière du Rempar


Climate change: Review of Nationally determined contributions of Mauritius

Climate change: Review of Nationally determined contributions of Mauritius
Date:7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 30 July 2020: The launch of the review process of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of Mauritius will be effected soon through videoconference and will bring together all stakeholders and different segments of the society to prom


E-Inauguration of the new Supreme Court Building

E-Inauguration of the new Supreme Court Building
Date:7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 30 July 2020:The new Supreme Court Building was jointly inaugurated, today, through video-conference by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial I


World Hepatitis Day: Government aims to trace, eradicate and eliminate Hepatitis in Mauritius, states Health Minister

World Hepatitis Day: Government aims to trace, eradicate and eliminate Hepatitis in Mauritius, states Health Minister
Date:7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

​GIS – 29 July 2020:The main aim of Government is to trace, eradicate and eliminate Hepatitis in Mauritius. We currently have 13 centres including the five national hospitals for the treatment of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C patients and to better fi


Senior Police Officers sensitised on principles of non-discrimination

Senior Police Officers sensitised on principles of non-discrimination
Date:7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 29 July 2020: A half-day workshop on Human Rights and Law Enforcement in Mauritius, targeting some 50 Senior Police Officers and aiming at sensitising them on the principles on non-discrimination, kicked-off, this morning, at Labourdonnais Hot


Mauritius receives a loan of 300 million Euros from AFD

Mauritius receives a loan of 300 million Euros from AFD
Date:7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 28 July 2020:Mauritius has received a loan of 300 million Euros from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to help the country strengthen its capacity for the reduction and management of risks of natural and health disasters. The signa


Covid-19: MIC to make its first disbursements to companies in financial distress

Covid-19: MIC to make its first disbursements to companies in financial distress
Date:7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 28 July 2020 :The Mauritius Investment Corporation (MIC) has so far received applications from 40 companies and will shortly make its first disbursement to big corporates that are in financial distress following the Covid-19 crisis. The Min