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Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion

Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion
Date:8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 17 August, 2018: Revenue collection by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) for the financial year 2017-2018 amounted to approximately Rs 87.5 billion as compared to Rs 76 billion for the year 2016-2017, representing an increase of 15 % over


Youth Forum focuses on online child protection

Youth Forum focuses on online child protection
Date:8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender--ICT

GIS - 17 August, 2018: The Mauritius Youth Internet Governance Forum 2018, spanning over two days, opened yesterday at the Municipality of Port-Louis in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, and Min


11th World Hindi Conference opens tomorrow in Mauritius

11th World Hindi Conference opens tomorrow in Mauritius
Date:8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Arts & Culture

GIS - 17 August, 2018: The 11th World Hindi Conference (WHC) opens tomorrow in Mauritius in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications  and National  Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Devel


Mauritius to sign Agreement Amending the Protocol on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation of SADC

Mauritius to sign Agreement Amending the Protocol on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation of SADC
Date:8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order--International Relations

GIS - 16 August, 2018: Government has agreed to Mauritius signing the Agreement Amending the Protocol on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).    The Southern African Regional Police Chief


SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates

SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates
Date:8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS - 16 August, 2018: The SME Employment Scheme, a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and which targets some 1 000 unemployed graduates, was at the fore of a press conference on Tuesday 14 August 2018 in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Business,


Two-day high-level seminar focuses on Utily Regulation

Two-day high-level seminar focuses on Utily Regulation
Date:8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS  - 16 August, 2018: A High-Level Seminar and a Power Sector Senior Managers’ workshop on Utility Regulations opened this morning at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebene at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities, the Utility Regula


38th Ordinary SADC Summit opens in Namibia on 17 August 2018

38th Ordinary SADC Summit opens in Namibia on 17 August 2018
Date:8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations

GIS  - 16 August, 2018: The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) opens tomorrow in Windhoek, Republic of Namibia. The two-day Summit will focus on the  theme ‘Promoting Infras


Mauritius- China FTA: Third round of negotiations underway

Mauritius- China FTA: Third round of negotiations underway
Date:8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS – 14 August, 2018: The three-day third round of negotiations on the Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) opened yesterday at the Hilton Hotel in Flic en Flac.  The FTA aims at further expanding bilateral trade and investment exchanges betw


Foreign Affairs Ministry to sign two Memoranda of Understanding

Foreign Affairs Ministry to sign two Memoranda of Understanding
Date:8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Foreign Affairs

GIS - 14 August, 2018: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade will sign two Memoranda of Understanding namely with the China Foreign Affairs University and China Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Af


Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming

Mauritius Prison Service to engage in Bio Organic Farming
Date:8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Law and Order

GIS  - 13 August, 2018: The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) will soon start Bio Organic Farming in the Prisons around the island. In this context, the MPS has trained some 12 officers in the various fields pertaining to agriculture with a professiona