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IMF discusses the competitiveness of the Mauritius financial services sector with Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance

IMF discusses the competitiveness of the Mauritius financial services sector with Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance
Date:January 18, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 18 January, 2019: The financial services sector is an important contributor to the national wealth of Mauritius and is presently one of the most competitive sector globally, said the Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharm


European Union signs Agreement with International Monetary Fund for financing AFRITAC South Phase 11

European Union signs Agreement with International Monetary Fund for financing AFRITAC South Phase 11
Date:January 17, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS - 17 January, 2019: An agreement for financing of the Regional Technical Assistance Center for Southern Africa (AFRITAC South – AFS) Phase 11 to the tune of Rs 800 million was signed, today, between the European Union (EU) and the International


Prime Minister Jugnauth chairs second meeting of the National Economic and Social Council

Prime Minister Jugnauth chairs second meeting of the National Economic and Social Council
Date:January 10, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 10 January, 2019: Two commissions have been set up, one on economy and related matters and one on social matters. This statement was made yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications  and National  Develo


Government is committed to creating more opportunities for the youth, says Prime Minister

Government is committed to creating more opportunities for the youth, says Prime Minister
Date:January 10, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training

GIS - 10 January, 2019: Government is determined in its endeavours to invest in education and training with a view to better equipping youngsters with modern and technological tools for their future. The introduction of free access to tertiary educa


Forbes ranks Mauritius 39th among Best Countries for Business 2019

Forbes ranks Mauritius 39th among Best Countries for Business 2019
Date:January 07, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 07 January, 2019: Mauritius has been ranked 39th in the list of Best Countries for Business 2019 and is the only African country featuring in the top 40 according to a report of the American Magazine, Forbes. Forbes states that Mauritius h


Development Bank of Mauritius signs Framework Agreement with African Solidarity Fund

Development Bank of Mauritius signs Framework Agreement with African Solidarity Fund
Date:December 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 19 December, 2018: A Framework Agreement for Cooperation, to help achieve Government's vision to support innovation and business development, growth and job creation, was signed yesterday between the African Solidarity Fund (ASF) and the Devel


Minister Sesungkur highlights achievements of the financial services sector

Minister Sesungkur highlights achievements of the financial services sector
Date:December 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 December, 2018: The protection of the image of Mauritius as a sound International Financial Centre is key to ensuring a competitive investment climate and consolidating the financial services sector as a major pillar of the economy. This s


Flooding at Cottage: Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme being implemented

Flooding at Cottage: Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme being implemented
Date:December 17, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 17 December, 2018: Following the recent flooding at Cottage and surrounding regions which has resulted into severe damage to personal properties and public infrastructure, Government is implementing an Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme


National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill

National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill
Date:December 13, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Judiciary

GIS - 13 December, 2018: The Declaration of Assets Bill which provides for a new legal framework governing the declaration of assets in the public sector in Mauritius, and for matters related thereto, was voted in the National Assembly, yesterday. T


Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension

Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension
Date:December 06, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Civil Service--Employment/Labour--Social Security

GIS – 06 December 2018: A salary compensation of Rs 400 across the board will be paid to employees of the public and private sectors and the old age pension will be increased from Rs 5,810 to Rs 6,210 as from January 2019, announced today the Prime