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The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section confiscate drugs worth Rs 22 M
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS– – 06 December, 2019: The Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has seized drugs worth Rs 22 million on Saturday 9 November 2019 at the SSR International Airport. A total of 125 pellets of heroin were


Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality

Information, Education and Communication Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Gender Equality
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender

GIS - 06 December, 2019: Several experts and professionals were convened yesterday at a consultative workshop held in presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Mrs Kalpana Koonjoo-Shah, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre-Bornes.


Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun

Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun
Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 06 December, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 was launched, yesterday, at Balaclava, with a ‘Sware Poezi’ and other activities celebrating the Mauritian Creole culture. The President of the Republic of Mauritius,


Promoting innovation in cooperative sector

Date:12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 06 December, 2019: A workshop on Infusing innovation in the cooperative sector aiming at promoting innovative skills and know-how, and technological strategies for cooperative societies, was launched, yesterday, by the Minister of Industrial D


MRA: Heroin worth Rs 5.4 million seized at SSR International Airport

MRA: Heroin worth Rs 5.4 million seized at SSR International Airport
Date:12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 5 December 2019: A total of 362.8 grams of heroin worth Rs 5.4 million was seized on Friday 22 November 2019 at the SSR International Airport by Customs Officers of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS).


Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious

Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious
Date:12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment--Fisheries--ICT

​ GIS – 05 December 2019: A Pre-Festive Clean up campaign to encourage Mauritians, during this festive season, to act as responsible and environmentally conscious citizens was launched, this morning, at Belle Mare public beach. The launching was fol


Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties

 Mauritius and Niger undertake to strengthen bilateral and cooperation ties
Date:12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Judiciary--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 04 December, 2019: Mauritius and Niger are committed to promote economic development and strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. In this context, the Minister of Justice of Niger, Mr Marou Amadou, had a working session, today, wit


Increase in annual grant to senior citizens' organisations

Increase in annual grant to senior citizens' organisations
Date:12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 04 December, 2019: Government has increased the annual grant offered to senior citizens' organisations that are affiliated with the Senior Citizens Council, by 15-20 % depending on the number of group members, announced, today, the Minister of


Research and Education Mauritius open to enhance international collaboration

Research and Education Mauritius open to enhance international collaboration
Date:12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training

GIS– 04 December, 2019: Mauritius is open to collaborate with various institutions across Africa and elsewhere, and with 15 National Research and Education Networks (NREN) already established across Eastern and Southern Africa, the UbuntuNet Allianc


Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society

Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society
Date:12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 03 December, 2019: ‘Government is striving for an equitable society that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities, gender equality, the protection of the rights of elders and the development of children. We must ensure that people wi