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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

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 Committee viewed that holding the Key Repo Rate unchanged is consist


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

​Nine Mauritian manufacturers participate in Sourcing at Magic fair in Las Vegas  In view of its market consolidation strategy in traditional markets, Enterprise Mauritius is renewing its participation in the forthcoming edition of Sourcing at Magi


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 Hot


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

​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 a ceremony held on 17 F


Several measures taken to boost export

Several measures taken to boost export
Date:February 21, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

 GIS - The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection has taken various measures to boost export.     Firstly, the Ministry, in collaboration with Enterprise Mauritius, is facilitating and expanding exports to several countries, includ


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to introduce a direct flight to Mauritius in October 2017

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to introduce a direct flight to Mauritius in October 2017
Date:February 20, 2017|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS - 20 February, 2017: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is to introduce a direct flight from Amsterdam to Mauritius in cooperation with Air Mauritius as from end of October 2017. Through this cooperation KLM and Air Mauritius can provide a year-round pro


Ministerial Committee on Electoral Reform to be chaired by Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Ministerial Committee on Electoral Reform to be chaired by Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Date:February 20, 2017

GIS – 20 February, 2017: The Ministerial Committee on Electoral Reform has been reconstituted with the Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence, Minister for Rodrigues, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, as Chairperson.  The Committee would comprise the Deputy Pri