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Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism

Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism
Date:5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

GIS - 28 May, 2020: The spirit of sacrifice, sense of patriotism and duty, and determination demonstrated by frontliners of the Mauritius Police Force, who have been at the service of the country, day and night, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, were laud


Covid-19: PM hails health frontliners as national heroes

Date:5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

GIS  - 28 May 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, expressed deep gratitude to the health personnel of the country, who have become national heroes, in the fight against Covid-19 on behalf of the Mauritian population and in his ow


Mauritius maintains use of hydroxychloroquine as a Covid-19 treatment

Date:5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health

GIS  – 27 May, 2020: Hospitalised patients with Covid-19 will henceforth be informed as regards the risks and side-effects of hydroxychloroquine and will be administered the medication only with their written consent.    The spokesperson of the Na


Agro-Industry: 500 arpents of land identified to boost local production

Agro-Industry: 500 arpents of land identified to boost local production
Date:5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 27 May, 2020: Government is encouraging local production of food crops and in this context, some 500 arpents of land have been identified to ensure food security in Mauritius through crop and seed production, transformation and agro-processin


Cooperatives: Revamping the sector to increase food and goods production

Cooperatives: Revamping the sector to increase food and goods production
Date:5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  – 26 May, 2020: The cooperative sector has identified three main priorities, namely increase the local production and consumption of food and other goods, generate employment and wealth creation, to revamp itself and ensure the socioeconomic


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