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Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June

Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June
Date:July 03, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Tourism

​GIS – 03 July 2020: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) informs the public that the Government Wage Assistance Scheme (GWAS) and the Self-Employed Assistance Scheme (SEAS) have been extended for the month of June 2020 to operators having the nece


World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country

World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​ ​GIS – 02 July 2020: The World Bank has classified Mauritius as a high-income country for the first time, joining Seychelles as the second high-income economy in Africa. The institution classifies the world’s economies into four income groups- hig


Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime

Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime
Date:June 30, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 30 June 2020: Government is determined to strengthen the effectiveness of its Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime, and investors as well as the international community must rest assured that the Ma


Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs

Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs
Date:June 26, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

​GIS – 26 June 2020: Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth appealed to the young and the population at large to make the most of life in a healthy way, take up sports activities, develop talents and engage in social work so as to take a positive out


Additional Government expenditure driven by unpredictable disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic

Additional Government expenditure driven by unpredictable disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic
Date:June 24, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 24 June 2020: The major part of the provision for additional Government expenditure made under the Supplementary Appropriation (2019-2020) Bill (No. IV of 2020) is driven by the unpredictable disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.  A


Supplementary Appropriation (2019-2020) Bill:Additional provision of Rs 33.7 billion

Supplementary Appropriation (2019-2020) Bill:Additional provision of Rs 33.7 billion
Date:June 23, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 23 June 2020: The Supplementary Appropriation (2019-2020) Bill (No. IV of 2020) which makes provision for an additional financial allocation of thirty-three billion and seven hundred million rupees (Rs 33,700,000,000), with regards to Governm


Budget 2020-2021 : Towards a more equitable distribution of wealth

Date:June 17, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 17 June 2020 : Budget 2020-2021 lays emphasis on a more equitable distribution of wealth, said the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, yesterday, at the National Assembly, during his speech at th


Budget 2020-2021 places people at the heart of economic strategies, says PM

Date:June 17, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 17 June 2020: The philosophy of Government is to put the people at the heart of economic strategies and Budget 2020-2021 does exactly that.  It draws lessons of the Covid-19 episode to invest and shape a more resilient economy and society.


Government committed to remove Mauritius from EC blacklist and FATF monitoring list, states Minister Seeruttun

Government committed to remove Mauritius from EC blacklist and FATF monitoring list, states Minister Seeruttun
Date:June 15, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 15 June, 2020: The objective remains to address the deficiencies pointed out by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and five sub-committees have been set up to ensure that Mauritius complies with the five issues raised. There will be anothe


Construction industry to drive the economic recovery of Mauritius, states National Infrastructure Minister

Construction industry to drive the economic recovery of Mauritius, states National Infrastructure Minister
Date:June 15, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economy & Finance

GIS - 15 June 2020: The construction sector has long been a driver of Mauritius’s economic growth.  This industry has a major role to play in the economic recovery of the country.  It employs directly and indirectly some 120 000 workers in Mauritius