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Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister

Mauritius set to become an organic island, states Agro-Industry Minister
Date:March 20, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

​GIS – 20 March 2019: One of the aims of Government is to transform Mauritius into an organic island in the near future, through different projects implemented by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, as well as other institutions. Citize


Launching of five books under the President’s Fund for Creative Writing

Launching of five books under the President’s Fund for Creative Writing
Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 19 March, 2019: Five books under the President’s Fund for Creative (PFCW) were launched on 16 March 2019 at Le Voila Hotel, Bagatelle, by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, in presence of the Chairperson of the PFCW, M


Request for proposals for construction of an Urban Terminal at Rose Hill launched

Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS– 19 March, 2019: The project for the construction of an Urban Terminal at Place Cardinal J. Margéot in Rose Hill is in the pipeline and falls within the context of the implementation of the Metro Express in Mauritius.  To this end, the Municipal


Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations effective as from today

Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations effective as from today
Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Public Utilities--Judiciary

GIS – 19 March, 2019: The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, has made the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security (Appeal) Regulations, under the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security Act.  The Act


World Water Day 2019: Exhibition raises awareness on the sustainable use of water

World Water Day 2019: Exhibition raises awareness on the sustainable use of water
Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 19 March, 2019: An exhibition on the theme ‘Leaving No One Behind’ was launched this morning at the Conference Hall, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, in Ebène, to mark World Water Day 2019.  The exhibition, open to students and the public, is


Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister

Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 18 March, 2019: One of Government’s main challenges in Mauritius is the establishment of a well-structured psycho-social support for drug users. Our ultimate aim is the rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug users through the developm


Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations

Local authorities receive training in managing emergency situations
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Environment

GIS - 18 March, 2019: A five-day training workshop on Operational Disaster Management for Local Emergency Operations Command (LEOC) aiming to enhance capability and capacity of local authorities namely Municipal and District Councils in managing loc


Africa’s major Pension Funds to meet in Mauritius to debate investment strategies

Africa’s major Pension Funds to meet in Mauritius to debate investment strategies
Date:March 15, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 15 March, 2019: Mauritius will host from 20 to 21 March 2019 the 3rd edition of the Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference (PIAfrica 2019) which will bring together senior executives from Pension Funds with regulators, ass


World Consumer Rights Day 2019: Series of activities to raise awareness on rights of consumers

World Consumer Rights Day 2019: Series of activities to raise awareness on rights of consumers
Date:March 15, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS - 15 March, 2019: A series of activities with the aim of raising awareness on the rights of consumers are being held from 15 to 17 March 2019 by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection to mark World Consumer Rights Day, observ


Mauritius does not feature on EU’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes

Mauritius does not feature on EU’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes
Date:March 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 14 March, 2019: Mauritius does not feature on the Council of the European Union’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. The European Commission has, on 12 March 2019, issued a press release updating its blacklist of non-