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Minister Ramano encourages the population to produce and use organic compost

Minister Ramano encourages the population to produce and use organic compost
Date:July 03, 2020|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 03 July 2020: Some forty Non-Governmental Organisations and Cooperative societies received compost bins and composting tools in presence of the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, Mr. Kavydass Ramano, this afte


Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June

Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June
Date:July 03, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Tourism

​GIS – 03 July 2020: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) informs the public that the Government Wage Assistance Scheme (GWAS) and the Self-Employed Assistance Scheme (SEAS) have been extended for the month of June 2020 to operators having the nece


Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed

Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 02 July 2020: The Ebene Recreational Park, to the tune of Rs 100 million and where some 85% of the works have already been completed, is in line with Government’s vision to preserve the environment and enhance the quality of life of the popul


World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country

World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​ ​GIS – 02 July 2020: The World Bank has classified Mauritius as a high-income country for the first time, joining Seychelles as the second high-income economy in Africa. The institution classifies the world’s economies into four income groups- hig


Wreath-laying ceremony to mark International Day of Cooperatives 2020

Wreath-laying ceremony to mark International Day of Cooperatives 2020
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

​ GIS – 02 July 2020: A wreath-laying ceremony to mark the International Day of Cooperatives 2020 was held, this morning, at the Cooperative Monument in the Jardin de la Compagnie, Port Louis. The Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Coopera


DBM to set up business parks in Mauritius and Rodrigues

DBM to set up business parks in Mauritius and Rodrigues
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

​ GIS – 02 July 2020: The Development Bank of Mauritius (DBM) will set up three business parks at Baladirou, in Rodrigues, and at Vuillemin and Plaine Magnien, in Mauritius, announced the Management Director of the DBM, Mr Jaywant Pandoo, this morni


Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues

Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues
Date:July 01, 2020|Domain:Gender

​GIS – 01 July 2020: The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare embarked on a new initiative to promote gender equality and maintain the fight against gender-based violence, through the signing of the Direct Aid Programme with the United Nat


Government committed to intensify its fight against corruption

Government committed to intensify its fight against corruption
Date:June 30, 2020|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS  – 30 June 2020: Government is committed to shed light on the Saint Louis case and to that effect, every possible avenue will be explored.  “We remain steadfast in our commitment to intensify our fight against fraud and corruption with zero tole


Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime

Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime
Date:June 30, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 30 June 2020: Government is determined to strengthen the effectiveness of its Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime, and investors as well as the international community must rest assured that the Ma


Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister

Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister
Date:June 29, 2020|Domain:Environment

​​GIS  – 29 June 2020: Cleanliness is not a privilege but is above all a human value that needs to be preserved and instilled to the youth so as to keep their neighbourhood green and clean, stated the Minister of the Environment, Solid Waste Managem