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Need for an open Air Access Policy for economic growth, says Prime Minister

Date: September 16, 2015
Domain:Business & Industry; Economy & Finance; Tourism
Persona: Business; Citizen; Government; Non-Citizen

GIS - 16 September 2015: ‘Mauritius needs a more open and robust Air Access Policy that takes into account both national interests and economic growth.  Any new Air Access Policy will not, in any way whatsoever, adversely affect the interest of Air Mauritius Ltd’, said the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, yesterday at the National Assembly during Prime Minister’s Question Time.
The question pertained to Government’s proposed actions as regards air access policy of the country, and its impact on Air Mauritius Ltd.
Sir Anerood Jugnauth also mentioned that to spearhead the preparation of the Vision 2030 Blue Print, a National Advisory Council has been set up under the chair of the Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service.  This Council, which has met on three occasions, is providing strategic oversight and facilitate cross collaboration among relevant agencies to move things forward, he pointed out.
In that respect, further stated the Prime Minister, a Task Force responsible for the development of a national Air Access Policy has already been set up by the National Advisory Council.
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