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New Cabinet Sworn in with Pravind Kumar Jugnauth as Prime Minister

New Cabinet Sworn in with Pravind Kumar Jugnauth as Prime Minister
Date:November 12, 2019

GIS - 12 November, 2019: The new cabinet, set to govern the country for the next five years with Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth as Prime Minister, was sworn in before the Acting President, Mr Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, this morning at the State House,


National Assembly Elections 2019: Alliance Morisien wins majority with 38 elected

National Assembly Elections 2019: Alliance Morisien wins majority with 38 elected
Date:November 11, 2019

GIS - 11 November, 2019: The National Assembly elections in the Republic of Mauritius held on 07 November 2019 resulted in the victory of Alliance Morisien (MSM-ML) which has secured a maximum of 38 seats out of 62 seats in the National Assembly. Le


Remembrance Day to be observed on 10 November 2019

Remembrance Day to be observed on 10 November 2019
Date:November 06, 2019

GIS – 06 November, 2019: Remembrance Day will be commemorated on Sunday 10 November 2019 at the War Memorial, in Curepipe.  A wreath-laying ceremony will be held in front of the Memorial, which will be preceded by the observance of the two minutes’


African Union Election Observation Mission deployed to Mauritius

African Union Election Observation Mission deployed to Mauritius
Date:November 06, 2019|Domain:International Relations

​GIS – 6 November 2019: An African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM), led by Dr Speciosa Kazibwe Wandira, former Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, Chairperson of the AU Panel of the Wise, and Co-chairperson of FemWise, is current


Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine

Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine
Date:November 06, 2019|Domain:Health

​ GIS – 6 November 2019: Diplomas in specialisation in Emergency Medicine were awarded, yesterday, to 14 doctors of the Emergency medical services of Mauritius during a ceremony organised by the Mauritius Institute of Health, held at the School of N


MRA Drugs worth Rs 22 million seized at SSR International Airport

MRA Drugs worth Rs 22 million seized at SSR International Airport
Date:November 05, 2019|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 05 November, 2019: Drugs worth Rs 22 million have been seized on Sunday 27 October 2019 on two passengers who were intercepted at the SSR International Airport by officers of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue A


Mauritius, a model of socio economic achievement for the whole world, says Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India

Mauritius, a model of socio economic achievement for the whole world, says Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India
Date:November 04, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS - 04 November, 2019: Mauritius is a pragmatic rainbow nation that strives to build an inclusive society based on equality, tolerance to diversity and democracy. It is a model not only in the African continent but in the whole world for the socia


Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes

Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes
Date:October 25, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 25 October, 2019: Mauritius bagged the 5th position in the Ease of Paying Taxes Index of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020. Mauritius was previously ranked at the 6th position. The Director-General of the Mauritius Revenue A


Workshop on ‘Implementing resilience against flooding’ launched

Workshop on ‘Implementing resilience against flooding’ launched
Date:October 24, 2019|Domain:Environment--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 24 October, 2019: A two-day national workshop on ‘Implementing resilience against flooding by coordinating drainage management at watershed level and designing adaptation measures in the context of climate change’ was launched, yesterday, at t


Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020

Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020
Date:October 24, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 24 October, 2019: Mauritius is ranked 13th out of 190 countries assessed according to the latest edition of the Ease of Doing Business Report which was released, today, by the World Bank.  This represents the best ranking ever for Mauritius si