GIS -18 October, 2017: The Finals of the Public Speaking Competition for public officers was held yesterday at Sir Harilal Vaghjee
Memorial Hall in Port-Louis in the presence of the Minister of Civil Service and
Administrative Reforms, Mr Eddy Boissézon and the Minister of Tourism, Mr Anil
participants intervened on the topic International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and six of them were selected
for the Finals. A cash prize of Rs 10, 000, a shield and a token were
awarded to the winner Ms Julie Marie Johanne Rosie. The first runner-up, Mr
Qaysar Islam, and the second runner-up, Ms Ramdawa Krishma, also received a
cash prize as well as a token. They were all awarded a certificate of
of the Public Speaking Competition is to provide public officers with a
platform to develop their latent speaking skills. It also encourages them to
generate and share their ideas on pertinent issues.
The competition was organised by the Public Officers Welfare
Council (POWC) in collaboration with the
Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative
Reforms. It also forms part of events organised in the context of the celebrations
of the Silver Jubilee of POWC which has been working to ensure the
welfare of all public servants.
POWC was created in 1992 with a view to promote the well-being of public
servants. Its main objectives are to organise recreational and
cultural activities for public officers; set up schemes or projects for the
benefit of public officers and their families; and maintain effective communication with departmental Staff Welfare
Associations amongst others.
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