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Measures are being taken to ensure sustainability of the sugar cane sector, states Minister Seeruttun

Measures are being taken to ensure sustainability of the sugar cane sector, states Minister Seeruttun
Date:June 19, 2019|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 19 June, 2019: Government is taking a series of measures, such as the diversification of products namely, organic sugar and bioplastics, the introduction of Artificial Intelligence and precision agriculture to reduce cost of production, and th


Cooperation and complementarity among States key to address maritime security issues, says Minister Bodha

Date:June 19, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS – 19 June, 2019: The second edition of the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, a Governmental initiative in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the European Union, opened this morning at


MRA Workshop: Helping Small Island economies in customs modernisation and reform

Date:June 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 19 June, 2019: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) hosted, from 11 to 14 June 2019, a World Customs Organisation (WCO) workshop focusing on Small Island Economies (SIEs), at the Custom House in Mer Rouge.  Officials from Comoros, Madagascar


UNI-PASS at MRA Korean: Officials in Mauritius for consultancy project

UNI-PASS at MRA Korean: Officials in Mauritius for consultancy project
Date:June 18, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 18 June, 2019: A team of Korean Customs Officials and IT experts led by the Deputy Director of the Korean Customs Service, Mr Kyungwook Min, is in Mauritius for the implementation of the second phase of a consultancy project relating to UNI-PA


Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms

Maritime Security: High Officials Meeting discusses regional cooperation mechanisms
Date:June 18, 2019|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

​GIS – 18 June, 2019: The High Officials Meeting, which is preceding the second edition of the Indian Ocean Commission’s (IOC) Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Western Indian Ocean, opened today at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Ba


University students sensitised on maritime security issues

University students sensitised on maritime security issues
Date:June 17, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Fisheries

GIS - 17 June, 2019: A roundtable on Maritime Security (MASE) Programme, held in the context of the Second Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security and the 22nd Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, kicked off,


Second Generation of the Decent Work Country Programme (2019-2023) finalised

Date:June 17, 2019|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS– 17 June, 2019: Mauritius has raised the level of its ambition of seeking a brighter future for its people by elaborating and finalising the Second Generation of the Decent Work Country Programme (2019-2023) with the collaboration of the Interna


Symposium on ‘Strengthening democracy in the region’

Symposium on ‘Strengthening democracy in the region’
Date:June 17, 2019

GIS – 17 June, 2019: A two-day symposium on the theme “Strengthening democracy in the region”, organised in the context of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Office of the Electoral Commissioner in Mauritius opened, today, at Le Paradi


Budget 2019-2020: Promoting access to quality health care for all

Budget 2019-2020: Promoting access to quality health care for all
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 14 June, 2019: One of the pathways on the country’s transformative journey announced in Budget 2019-2020 is the enhancement of the health sector so that everyone has access to quality health care. The budget for the public health sector has th


Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island

Budget 2019-2020: Transforming the Port and modernising infrastructure across the island
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure--Fisheries

GIS– 14 June, 2019: The transformation of the port, through new investments in view of expanding its role and capacity, boost its productivity and enhance its competitiveness, was announced in Budget 2019-2020.    The Mauritius Ports Authority (MP