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Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM

Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM
Date:8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 19 August 2019: The focus of the Government is to improve the quality of life of the elderly and the condition of workers. In that context, several measures are being taken to improve their standard of living, said the Prime Minister, Minister


IOIG 2019: Mauritian Athletes rewarded for outstanding performance

Date:8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 19 August, 2019: A cash prize ceremony to reward athletes of the Mauritian team for their outstanding performance during the Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) 2019, was held on, Friday 16 August 2019, at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclav


PM: Safe City Project to be fully operational by end of December 2019

PM: Safe City Project to be fully operational by end of December 2019
Date:8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 19 August, 2019: The Safe City project is now a reality and will be fully operational by the end of December 2019, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance an


Utility Regulatory Authority launches its Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022

Utility Regulatory Authority launches its Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022
Date:8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 16 August, 2019: The first Strategic Business Plan 2019-2022 of the Utility Regulatory Authority (URA) was officially launched yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel.  The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan C


Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders

Human Rights National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up Meeting enhances coordination among stakeholders
Date:8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS - 16 August, 2019: The National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up (NMRF) meeting was held, today, in Port-Louis.  The Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Institutional Reforms, Mr Maneesh Gobin, was present at the event w


Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships

Women entrepreneurs encouraged to develop business relationships
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry--Gender

GIS - 15 August, 2019: A ‘Business to Business Meeting’, aiming to provide a platform to enable women entrepreneurs to interact and develop business relationships with potential buyers, was held yesterday, at the Caudan Arts Centre, in Port Louis. 


Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works

Natural History Museum reopens after two years of renovation works
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Natural History Museum, comprising a new gallery dedicated to marine life, has been reopened following renovation works carried out for a period of two years to the tune of some Rs 13 million. The re-opening ceremony was h


MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM

MauCAS to pave the way for new electronic payment options, says PM
Date:8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 15 August, 2019: The Mauritius Central Automated Switch (MauCAS), a novel state-of-the art digital hub fully owned and operated by the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) for routing payments among operators on a 24/7 basis, was launched, yesterday, by th


Roof Slab Grant Scheme: 149 beneficiaries receive cheques totalling Rs 11.8 million

Roof Slab Grant Scheme: 149 beneficiaries receive cheques totalling Rs 11.8 million
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 14 August, 2019: One hundred and forty-nine families received their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 11.8 million disbursed by Government under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held yesterday at the Plaza Hall, Rose Hill. The M


WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange

WCO-RILO-ESA: 16th Administrative Meeting of National Contact Point focuses on effective intelligence exchange
Date:8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS – 14 August, 2019: The 16th Administrative Meeting of the National Contact Point for the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO) East and Southern Africa (ESA), opened this morning at the Regional Training Ce