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Renewable Energy: Mauritius obtains Rs 350 million loan for solar PV project

Renewable Energy: Mauritius obtains Rs 350 million loan for solar PV project
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Public Utilities

GIS - 19 January, 2018: Mauritius has obtained a concessional loan to the tune of Rs 350 million (USD 10 million) from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the International Renewable Energy


Cyclone Berguitta to impact on economy, says Prime Minister

Cyclone Berguitta to impact on economy, says Prime Minister
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS - 19 January, 2018: The passage of severe tropical cyclone Berguitta will have an impact on the economy and the inflation, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth yesterday evening at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis during a press c


Mauritius to accede to Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy

Mauritius to accede to Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order--International Relations

GIS – 19 January, 2018: Government has agreed to Mauritius acceding to the Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy, an international organisation based in Austria. The objective of the organisation is to promote effecti


Mauritius-India: 3rd round of discussions on CECPA to be held in Mauritius

Mauritius-India: 3rd round of discussions on CECPA to be held in Mauritius
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 19 January, 2018: Mauritius will host the 3rd round of discussions on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) from 22 to 24 January 2018.  In this context, a thirteen-member delegation from India, comprising of


New U.S. Ambassador meets the Prime Minister

New U.S. Ambassador meets the Prime Minister
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 19 January 2018: The new Ambassador of the United States of America to Mauritius, Mr David Dale Reimer, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Fi


Road Safety: National Campaign organised to target whole population

Road Safety: National Campaign organised to target whole population
Date:1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 16 January, 2018: A National Road Safety Campaign would be organised in collaboration with various stakeholders from 22 to 28 January 2018 with a view to promote a road safety culture among the population. The campaign would be officially la


Cyclone Berguitta: All Emergency services on alert, says Minister Sinatambou

Cyclone Berguitta: All Emergency services on alert, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment--Law and Order

GIS – 16 January, 2018: All emergency services, including the Mauritius Police Force and the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service, are on high alert after a cyclone warning Class 1 came into force in Mauritius at 16 00 hrs on Monday 15 January 2018 as


Mauritius and Australia to strengthen people to people relationship

Mauritius and Australia to strengthen people to people relationship
Date:1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations

GIS - 15 January, 2018: Mauritius and Australia are gearing efforts towards further building and consolidating the existing ties between the two countries as well as reinforcing the people to people relationship. This was at the fore of discussion


Heavy rainfall: Agro-Industry Ministry provides assistance to affected planters

Heavy rainfall: Agro-Industry Ministry provides assistance to affected planters
Date:1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment

GIS - 15 January, 2018: The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security is providing support and assistance to planters to relaunch their activities following the recent prolonged heavy rainfall that has caused much damage to crops and resulting in


228 families obtain financial assistance for casting of roof slabs

228 families obtain financial assistance for casting of roof slabs
Date:1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment--Social Security

GIS – 12 January, 2018: Cheques totalling Rs 13.1 million were handed over to 228 families for casting of roof slabs under the Grant for Casting of Roof Slab of the National Housing Development Co Ltd (NHDC). The cheque donation ceremony was held ye