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Government to inculcate a responsible gambling code of conduct, says PM

Government to inculcate a responsible gambling code of conduct, says PM
Date:December 28, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 28 December, 2016: The strategy of Government is to inculcate the notion of a responsible gambling code of conduct, in view of the fact that it is very difficult to completely eradicate gambling. The intent is to provide the proper framework


Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM

Oil Storage Terminal project will propel Mauritius into next phase of development, says PM
Date:December 27, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 27 December, 2016: The Mer Rouge Oil Storage Terminal (MOST) project will propel Mauritius into the next phase of development and will contribute to transforming the country into a full-fledged maritime hub in the years to come. The Prime Min


Access to financial support explained by the Deputy Secretary-General of Commonwealth

Access to financial support explained by the Deputy Secretary-General of Commonwealth
Date:December 12, 2016|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS - 12 December, 2016: A presentation on the theme The Commonwealth in an Emerging Global Architecture: Thought and Perspectives was made by the Deputy Secretary-General of Commonwealth (Economic and Social Development) Mr Deodat Maharaj, on Frida


Deputy Secretary General of Commonwealth discusses progress regarding Climate Finance Access Hub with PM

Deputy Secretary General of Commonwealth discusses progress regarding Climate Finance Access Hub with PM
Date:December 12, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS - 12 December, 2016: The Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Mr Deodat Maharaj, expressed his satisfaction with regards the establishment of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub in Mauritius following a courtesy call on 09 Decem


EU and Mauritius sign Financing Agreement worth Rs 80 million for Technical Cooperation Facility

EU and Mauritius sign Financing Agreement worth Rs 80 million for Technical Cooperation Facility
Date:December 09, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 09 December, 2016: A financing agreement amounting to Euro 2 million, which is approximately Rs 80 million, for Technical Cooperation Facility under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) was signed yesterday between the European Union and


Mauritius and South Africa to deepen collaboration in various economic spheres

Mauritius and South Africa to deepen collaboration in various economic spheres
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:International Relations--Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 06 December, 2016: Mauritius and South Africa will further collaborate to strengthen both friendly and bilateral ties and deepen partnership in various economic spheres in view of reinforcing cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two coun


International Volunteer Day 2016: Making the community a better place

International Volunteer Day 2016: Making the community a better place
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS - 06 December, 2016: Reducing inequalities, alleviating suffering and improving the quality of life of the community should be the shared philosophy of Volunteering Organisations and the Government , the Minister of Finance and Economic Developm


Salary Compensation of Rs 200 and Rs 125 to employees earning up to Rs 50 000

Salary Compensation of Rs 200 and Rs 125 to employees earning up to Rs 50 000
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 06 December, 2016: The quantum of salary compensation for employees of both the Public and Private sector ranging from an increase of Rs 200 for those earning up to Rs 15 000 per month and Rs 125 for those drawing a basic salary of Rs 15 001 u


Public Service: Funds provided in 2016-2017 Budget to fill more than 12,000 vacancies

Public Service: Funds provided in 2016-2017 Budget to fill more than 12,000 vacancies
Date:December 02, 2016|Domain:Civil Service--Economy & Finance

GIS - 02 December, 2016: Funds have been provided, in the Budget 2016-2017, for the filling of more than 12,000 vacancies in order to enable the Public Service to deliver on its mandate more effectively. These include vacancies which are meant to be


India grants financial envelope amounting to Rs 1.9 billion to Mauritius

India grants financial envelope amounting to Rs 1.9 billion to Mauritius
Date:December 01, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​GIS - 01 December, 2016: The Government of India has allocated US $ 52.95 million, an equivalent of approximately Rs 1.9 billion representing 15 percent of the total grant of Rs 12.7 billion allocated by the Government of India for the implementati