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Chagos Archipelago depicted as Mauritian territory by new UNworld map

Chagos Archipelago depicted as Mauritian territory by new UNworld map
Date:5/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

GIS  - 25 May 2020: The Chagos Archipelago is clearly depicted as a Mauritian territory in the new world map (Map No 4170 Revision 18.1 of 20 February 2020), recently issued by the United Nations (UN) Secretariat. The new map confirms the soverei


Strategy being developed to repatriate Mauritians stranded abroad, reassures Foreign Affairs Minister

Date:5/25/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS  – 25 May 2020: Government is working on a repatriation strategy to bring back Mauritians stranded abroad while ensuring that all precautionary measures are met so as to prevent any imported cases of Covid-19 in the country.   The Minist


PM Jugnauth congratulated by PM Modi for successfully controlling Covid-19 situation in Mauritius

PM Jugnauth congratulated by PM Modi for successfully controlling Covid-19 situation in Mauritius
Date:5/24/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS - 24 May 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, was congratulated, during a telephone conversation yesterday, by the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, with regard to Government’s effective Covid-19 response which has contr


Mauritius receives second shipment of medicine supplies from India

Mauritius receives second shipment of medicine supplies from India
Date:5/24/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS  - 24 May 2020: India has shipped a second consignment of essential medicine supplies, including some 10 tonnes of Ayurvedic medicines to Mauritius. The consignment, aboard Indian Navy Ship Kesari whic​h docked in the Port Louis Harbour yesterd


Government receives Rs 60 Billion as one-off contribution from BoM to stabilise the economy

Government receives Rs 60 Billion as one-off contribution from BoM to stabilise the economy
Date:5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 22 May, 2020: The Government will benefit from a One-Off exceptional contribution of Rs 60 Billion from the Bank of Mauritius (BoM), for the purpose of assisting fiscal measures to stabilise the economy in the wake of the negative impacts


Accreditation of New High Commissioner of Mauritius to India

Accreditation of New High Commissioner of Mauritius to India
Date:5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS  – 22 May 2020: Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee presented her Letters of Crede​nce to the President of the Republic of India, Mr. Ramnath Kovind, as the High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to the Republic of India, yesterday, during a v


Covid-19 : Some 8% of population screened as Mauritius hits 100 000 tests

Date:5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

GIS  – 22 May, 2020: A total of 101 052 tests including 26 339 PCR and 74 713 Rapid Antigen tests have been carried out in Mauritius, and some 8% of the population already tested for Covid-19. This percentage has been recorded from mass screening


Pre-Budget consultations: Finance Minister discusses with Consumer Associations

Date:5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Consumer Protection

GIS  – 21 May, 2020: Representatives of Consumer Associations, exchanged views and made proposals on the protection of Mauritian consumers and the restoration of consumers’ purchasing power, with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and De


NGOs press for additional funding and assistance to fight social scourges

NGOs press for additional funding and assistance to fight social scourges
Date:5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 21 May, 2020: NGOS pressed for additional funding and Government assistance to fight social scourges, during the Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, this


Arts industry professionals submit recommendations for forthcoming Budget

Arts industry professionals submit recommendations for forthcoming Budget
Date:5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Arts & Culture

GIS  – 21 May, 2020:The round of pre-Budget consultations for the forthcoming 2020-2021 National Budget, ended with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, meeting professionals of the arts industry a