GIS - 1 June 2015: Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK, tendered his resignation as President of the Republic of Mauritius on 29 May 2015.
At a special meeting held today, Cabinet has expressed its appreciation for the contribution Mr Purryag has made to the country during his tenure of office.
The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, GCSK, KCMG, QC, will by motion, propose the name of Dr Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, CSK, for election as President of the Republic of Mauritius at the National Assembly on 4 June 2015.
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