GIS - 30 December, 2016: The Minister of Local Government, Dr Anwar Husnoo, met the newly elected Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of the seven District Councils yesterday in his office in Port Louis.
Following his first contact with the different elected representatives, Minister Husnoo explained to the press that the objective of the meeting was to brief the elected members about the philosophy of the Government and the way forward.
He further pointed out that discussions also focused on how to fast-track the various projects to be implemented by the different District Councils as well as to review the procedures with regards the issue of permits.
Other topics raised pertained to the different services provided to the public by the District Councils, namely, environment preservation; scavenging; lighting; road maintenance; and drainage facilities among others.
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