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Businesses should not undermine benefits of technological advancements, says Minister Bholah

Businesses should not undermine benefits of technological advancements, says Minister Bholah
Date:September 19, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 19 September 2018: Larger firms and Small and Medium Enterprises can no longer undermine the benefits of technological advancements since the way of conducting business has evolved drastically over the years. Technology is rapidly emerging as


Southern Africa Intergovernmental Committee of Experts meet in Mauritius

Southern Africa Intergovernmental Committee of Experts meet in Mauritius
Date:September 17, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS – 17 September 2018: Mauritius will host, from 18 to 21 September 2018 at Le Méridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments, the 24th session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa Meeting at Senior Officials level. The me


Employees Welfare Fund launches three new schemes

Employees Welfare Fund launches three new schemes
Date:September 07, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 07 September, 2018: The Employees Welfare Fund (EWF) launched three new schemes, namely the Online Loan Application Scheme, the EWF Holiday Scheme and the EWF Scholarship Scheme, yesterday at the seat of the EWF in Port Louis, with aim to enha


Mauritius Post launches the RIA Money Transfer facility

Mauritius Post launches the RIA Money Transfer facility
Date:August 31, 2018|Domain:ICT--Economy & Finance

GIS - 31 August, 2018: The Mauritius Post has since 29 August acquired the RIA Money Transfer service facility under its e-commerce strategy and also in line with the modernisation of its infrastructure and computerisation of its services so as to a


Prime Minister reiterates Government’s Commitment to Improve Quality of Life

Prime Minister reiterates Government’s Commitment to Improve Quality of Life
Date:August 30, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 30 August, 2018: Government is committed in improving the quality of life of all citizens in terms of infrastructure, services and benefits.  The projects being currently undertaken are aimed at spearheading development for the long-term progr


Women’s economic empowerment essential for economies to flourish, states Prime Minister

Women’s economic empowerment essential for economies to flourish, states Prime Minister
Date:August 29, 2018|Domain:Gender--Economy & Finance

GIS   – 29 August 2018: The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is the right platform to reflect on the underlying causes and consequences of unsustainable policies, create a new economic thinking for women of the IORA region and adopt a unified app


Esquel Group Chairman meets Prime Minister

Esquel Group Chairman meets Prime Minister
Date:August 23, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Employment/Labour--International Relations

GIS – 23 August 2018: The Chairman of the Esquel Group, Mrs Marjorie Yang, called on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar


GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018

GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018
Date:August 22, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 22 August 2018: The Grand River North West (GRNW) Rehabilitation Urban social forest project, aimed at re-creating a forested area at GRNW which will bring much expected societal, environmental and economic benefits to Mauritius, and, necessit


Investment of Rs 37 billion for Road Infrastructure modernisation over the next three years, says PM

Investment of Rs 37 billion for Road Infrastructure modernisation over the next three years, says PM
Date:August 22, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economy & Finance

GIS – 22 August 2018: ‘Government is more that determined to endow the population with the most modern road infrastructure with an earmarked budget of Rs 37 billion over the next three years for the massive road development project across the island


Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion

Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion
Date:August 17, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 17 August, 2018: Revenue collection by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) for the financial year 2017-2018 amounted to approximately Rs 87.5 billion as compared to Rs 76 billion for the year 2016-2017, representing an increase of 15 % over