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Various activities organised to mark International Women’s Day 2017

Date:February 27, 2017|Domain:Gender

GIS - 27 February, 2017: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare would organise few activities to mark the International Women’s Day 2017, celebrated on 8 March 2017. The activities include: a national gathering at t


Food Business: Mauritius participates in Gulfood 2017 in Dubai

Food Business: Mauritius participates in Gulfood 2017 in Dubai
Date:February 27, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 27 February, 2017: Six local companies are participating from 26 February to 2 March 2017 at the Gulfood Fair held at the Dubai World Trade Center. These companies are exhibiting special sugars, instant noodles, dry noodles, pasta, honey, jams


Prime Minister leads official delegation to Rodrigues for budget consultations

Date:February 27, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 27 February, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, will leave the country this evening at the head of an official delegation to Rodrigues from 27 February to 1 March 2017 in the con


Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation

Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation
Date:February 23, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 23 February, 2017: Government has taken note of the Report on the Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF) prepared by BDO & Co.  The main proposals are: a new organisational structure to be headed by a General Manager,


2017-2018 Pre-Budget Consultation: Finance Ministry calls for Suggestions and Proposals

2017-2018 Pre-Budget Consultation: Finance Ministry calls for Suggestions and Proposals
Date:February 23, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 23 February, 2017: The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is inviting Business and Trade Associations, Professional Bodies, Trade Unions, NGOs, Civil Society Organisation and all stakeholders, and the public at large to submit sugges


Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil meets Prime Minister

Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil meets Prime Minister
Date:February 23, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 23 February, 2017: The Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Mauritius, Mr Nedilson Ricardo Jorge, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, today at the Treasury Building in Port-Louis. In a statement, Mr


Monetary Policy Committee maintains Key Repo Rate at 4.00 per cent per annum

Monetary Policy Committee maintains Key Repo Rate at 4.00 per cent per annum
Date:February 22, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 22 February, 2017: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Mauritius has maintained the Key Repo Rate at 4.00 per cent per annum at its meeting held on 20 February 2017 in Port Louis. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank


Nine Mauritian manufacturers participate in Sourcing at Magic fair in Las Vegas

Nine Mauritian manufacturers participate in Sourcing at Magic fair in Las Vegas
Date:February 21, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

​GIS - 21 February, 2017: In view of its market consolidation strategy in traditional markets, Enterprise Mauritius is renewing its participation in the forthcoming edition of Sourcing at Magic which is being held from 20 to 23 February 2017 at the


Agro-Industry Ministry holds workshop to finalise the Seeds Act

Agro-Industry Ministry holds workshop to finalise the Seeds Act
Date:February 21, 2017|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 21 February 2017: A workshop to enable the finalisation of the remaining seeds regulations and the eventual proclamation of the Seeds Act, an initiative of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, was held yesterday at Le Meridien Hote


A sum of Rs 216 m disbursed under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme since January 2015

A sum of Rs 216 m disbursed under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme since January 2015
Date:February 21, 2017|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 21 February, 2017: Since January 2015, some 3,557 families have benefitted from the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, totalling Rs 216 m disbursed by Government, said the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, during