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PM reiterates commitment for an equitable and inclusive society

PM reiterates commitment for an equitable and inclusive society
Date:October 18, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 18 October 2017: Government is committed to uplift people from their dire conditions and improve their quality of life as well as promote an equitable and inclusive society, emphasised the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Com


Mauritius signs COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement

Mauritius signs COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
Date:October 11, 2017|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 11 October 2017: The signature of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement by the Republic of Mauritius is a clear indication that the country is accelerating its regional integration process on the African continent.   The COMESA


Mauritius Container Terminal is now a leading container port in the region, says PM

Mauritius Container Terminal is now a leading container port in the region, says PM
Date:October 03, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Economy & Finance

GIS - 03 October, 2017: The Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) is now a leading container port in the region with the completion of the extension of the quay to a length of 800 metres. This project, to the tune of Rs 6.5 billion, is in line with Gov


Implementation of Negative Income Tax brought forward by six months, says Prime Minister

Implementation of Negative Income Tax brought forward by six months, says Prime Minister
Date:October 02, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 02 October, 2017: The implementation of the Negative Income Tax is being brought forward by six months, that is 1 July 2017 instead of 1 January 2018, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, after the Cabinet Meeting on 29 September 2017


World Bank Country Director for Mauritius meets Prime Minister

World Bank Country Director for Mauritius meets Prime Minister
Date:September 29, 2017|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS - 29 September 2017: The World Bank Country Director for Mauritius, Mr Mark Lundell, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic De


Prime Minister briefs the Press on his mission to United Nations

Prime Minister briefs the Press on his mission to United Nations
Date:September 27, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 27 September, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, met the press this afternoon at the Treasury Buil


Third African Union Customs Expert Trade Facilitation Forum kicks off

Third African Union Customs Expert Trade Facilitation Forum kicks off
Date:September 21, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 21 September, 2017: The third African Union Customs Expert Trade Facilitation Forum aiming to provide a platform to exchange and debate the best practices in the field of trade facilitation, kicked off yesterday at the Custom House, Mer Rouge


Government aims to transform Mauritius into a viable Fintech platform, says Minister Sesungkur

Government aims to transform Mauritius into a viable Fintech platform, says Minister Sesungkur
Date:September 21, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  - 21 September 2017: Government’s vision to upgrade the financial services will mark a significant shift in the paradigm for the sector. The diversification and upscaling of the financial services with technologies to spur a regional Fintech in


NPCC to organise two-day brainstorming workshop

NPCC to organise two-day brainstorming workshop
Date:September 20, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 20 September 2017: A two-day brainstorming workshop aiming to trigger thinking and provide a platform to key stakeholders from the public, private and other relevant sectors to reflect upon the current competitiveness status of the country, wi


Metro Express: India hands over cheque to PM

Metro Express: India hands over cheque to PM
Date:September 15, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure--International Relations

GIS - 15 September, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, received yesterday at the Treasury Building in Po