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The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius keeps fluctuating, says Minister Wong

The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius keeps fluctuating, says Minister Wong
Date:4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS– 24 April, 2019: The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) fluctuates as there are beneficiaries who move in while others move out of the Register.  The SRM, a computer-based application to register and ident


Cyber Drill Workshop to build capacity and improve incident responses for critical sectors

Cyber Drill Workshop to build capacity and improve incident responses for critical sectors
Date:4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:ICT

GIS - 24 April, 2019: A three-day Cyber Drill Workshop for critical sectors in Mauritius aiming to assist organisations to plan and build capacity and improve the incident responses of organisations, opened today, at Palms Hotel, Quatre Bornes. The


Women called upon to become economically empowered and achieve great potentials

Women called upon to become economically empowered and achieve great potentials
Date:4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 24 April, 2019: The Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur, called upon women to become economically empowered and achieve great potentials in their everyday lives, a critical aspect which Government wants


Mauritius and Sweden to further strengthen collaboration in several areas

Mauritius and Sweden to further strengthen collaboration in several areas
Date:4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 23 April, 2019: Mauritius and Sweden will further strengthen their collaboration in several areas namely international law and order, women’s empowerment, tourism and renewable energy for economic growth in a sustainable manner. The reinfor


Tourism sector expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists this year, says Minister Gayan

Tourism sector expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists this year, says Minister Gayan
Date:4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Tourism

​GIS– 23 April, 2019: The tourism sector for 2019, according to Statistics Mauritius, is expected to grow by 3.6% to reach 1 450 000 tourists, which is well above the growth rate of 3% required to reach two million tourists by 2030. These figures w


A total of 1 979 housing units completed on 49 sites since January 2015, says Minster Jhugroo

A total of 1 979 housing units completed on 49 sites since January 2015, says Minster Jhugroo
Date:4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 23 April, 2019: Since January 2015 till date, 1 979 housing units have been completed on 49 sites out of which 1 449 units have been delivered. The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, was replying, today, to a Parliamentar


Financial Services Sector: Workshop to strengthen financial institutions and enhance operational effectiveness

Financial Services Sector: Workshop to strengthen financial institutions and enhance operational effectiveness
Date:4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 22 April, 2019: A five-day seminar on ‘Risk Based Approach to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Supervision, aiming to provide technical assistance and help in building and strengthening our financial i


Youth urged to open up to the world of entrepreneuriat to reduce unemployment rates

Youth urged to open up to the world of entrepreneuriat to reduce unemployment rates
Date:4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 22 April, 2019: The Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, urged the youth to open up to the world of entrepreneuriat and take advantage of the panoply of schemes and incentives provided by the SME Mauritius L


Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth

Mauritians urged to rethink consumption patterns to help save planet Earth
Date:4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

GIS – 22 April, 2019: World Earth Day 2019 was marked, today, by the launching of a series of activities during a ceremony held at the Black River Gorges National Park.  A poster on illegal dumping was also launched and medicinal plants were distrib


Federal streamer seized by MRA’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Section

Federal streamer seized by MRA’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Section
Date:4/19/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 19 April, 2019: A federal streamer has been seized on Wednesday 17 April, 2019, by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) from the luggage of a Zimbabwean while he was leaving through the Green Chann