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French Ambassador discusses naval cooperation with Minister Mentor

French Ambassador discusses naval cooperation with Minister Mentor
Date:July 15, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 15 July, 2019: A delegation led by the Ambassador of the Republic of France to Mauritius, Mr Emmanuel Cohet, comprising the outgoing Attaché de défense Capitaine de Frégate Laurent Servotte-Amouroux and the incoming Attaché de défense Capitain


IOIG 2019: Contribution of Rs 1M from C-Care and Grays (Doritos)

Date:July 15, 2019|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS - 15 July, 2019: The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Stephan Toussaint, signed, this morning a sponsorship contract of Rs 1 million, with C-Care and Grays (Doritos) for the Indian Ocean Islands Games (IOIG) 2019, during a ceremony held at the


Reform in the sugarcane sector a necessity, says Prime Minister

Reform in the sugarcane sector a necessity, says Prime Minister
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS - 12 July, 2019: Government’s objective is to cater for the well-being of everyone involved in the sugarcane industry and to ensure that the sector remains viable and profitable. A reform is essential to boost the sector wherein diversification


Winners of the InnovEd 2019 competition rewarded

Winners of the InnovEd 2019 competition rewarded
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Economy & Finance

GIS - 12 July, 2019: The winners of the InnovEd (Innovation for the Education Sector) 2019 competition were rewarded, yesterday, during an award ceremony organised by the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC), at the Rajiv Gandhi


Co-operative society benefits from Solar Photovoltaic Rebate Scheme

Co-operative society benefits from Solar Photovoltaic Rebate Scheme
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Public Utilities

GIS – 12 July, 2019: A solar photovoltaic system, under the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Scheme for cooperative societies, was launched, yesterday, by the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, at Al Barakah Multi


Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to eradicate poverty

Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to eradicate poverty
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 12 July, 2019: Government strongly believes that everyone is entitled to live a decent life in proper conditions, and, the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Scheme is one of the various measures implemented to eradicate poverty and improve the quali


Colonel Gennady Padalka discusses space exploration with Prime Minister Jugnauth

Colonel Gennady Padalka discusses space exploration with Prime Minister Jugnauth
Date:July 11, 2019|Domain:International Relations

GIS - 11 July, 2019: Colonel Gennady Padalka, Crew Member of One More Orbit​, paid a courtesy call, today, on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic De


Model Organic Farm to promote safer and sustainable food production

Model Organic Farm to promote safer and sustainable food production
Date:July 11, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 11 July, 2019: A Model Organic Farm, to provide planters with advice and assistance and carry out demonstrations on the techniques of organic agricultural production and practices, was launched today at the research station of the Food and Agr


International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius to promote different forms of artworks

International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius to promote different forms of artworks
Date:July 10, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 10 July, 2019: An International Art Fair, a premiere in Mauritius, will be held from 08 to 11 August 2019 and will see the participation of some 50 international artists and some 30 Mauritian creators. The event, themed “Fostering Unity, Celeb


Minister Seeruttun outlines measures taken to promote food security

Minister Seeruttun outlines measures taken to promote food security
Date:July 10, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 10 July, 2019: Several measures have been taken by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security to promote food security over the past three years in the country. They are namely training, financial grants, research and development programm