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Mauritius to participate in the 15th Francophonie Summit

Mauritius to participate in the 15th Francophonie Summit
Date:November 25, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – November 25, 2014: Mauritius will participate in the 15th Francophonie Summit, which will be held on 29 and 30 November 2014 in Dakar, Senegal.   The high-level Mauritian delegation to the Summit led by the President of the Republic, Mr Ra


National Assembly Elections 2014: Visit of a team of SADC Electoral Advisory Council

National Assembly Elections 2014: Visit of a team of SADC Electoral Advisory Council
Date:November 24, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS- 24 November 2014:  A team of theSADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) was in Mauritius from 19 to 22 November to undertake a Goodwill and Predeployment Assessment mission to assess the political situation in the country.   They had several


India grants Mauritius LOC USD 200 million for Light Rail Transit project

India grants Mauritius LOC USD 200 million for Light Rail Transit project
Date:November 03, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – November 3, 2014:  India has agreed to grant a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 200 million to Mauritius as regards the Light Rail Transit project.  An additional amount to the tune of USD 450 million from EXIM Bank of India at a very low interest


Mauritius-India: Visit of Indian Minister of External Affairs

Mauritius-India: Visit of Indian Minister of External Affairs
Date:October 30, 2014|Domain:Arts & Culture--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​GIS – October 30, 2014: The Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs of the Republic of India, Shrimati Sushma Swaraj, will be on an official visit to Mauritius from 1st to 3rd November 2014.   The Minister will be the Chief Gues


4th Trade Policy Review: Mauritius largely compliant with WTO obligations

4th Trade Policy Review: Mauritius largely compliant with WTO obligations
Date:October 28, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 28, 2014:  Mauritius was found to be largely compliant with its World Trade Organisation (WTO) obligations and was referred to as a top performer at the meeting of the country’s Fourth Trade Policy Review on 22 October in Geneva.  


COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA to be launched mid-December 2014

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA to be launched mid-December 2014
Date:October 28, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 28, 2014: The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (FTA) would be launched during the Tripartite Summit of Heads of State and Government in mid-December 2014, in Egypt, taking into account the fact that the majority of the Tripa


UN Day: The ideals of the UN are timeless, says Minister Boolell

UN Day: The ideals of the UN are timeless, says Minister Boolell
Date:October 27, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 27, 2014: ‘The ideals of the United Nations (UN) are timeless and if implemented in totality in a reformed structure that is equipped to deal with modern day realities and paradoxes, the UN stands in the supreme position to ensure pea


Mauritius-China: New Chinese Consular Services Building Inaugurated

Mauritius-China: New Chinese Consular Services Building Inaugurated
Date:October 24, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 24, 2014: The new Consular Services Building of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China was inaugurated by the Chinese Ambassador to Mauritius, Mr Li Li, this morning in Belle Rose.  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Int


WTO: Fourth Trade Policy Review for Mauritius

WTO: Fourth Trade Policy Review for Mauritius
Date:October 21, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 21, 2014:  The fourth Trade Policy Review of Mauritius will be held at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva from 22 to 24 October 2014, when the country’s trade policies and practices will be examined.  The Mauritian delegatio


Trade Facilitation: Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism Introduced to Stakeholders

Trade Facilitation: Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism Introduced to Stakeholders
Date:October 16, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs

​GIS – October 16, 2014:  A Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism was presented to relevant stakeholders for brainstorming this morning during a national workshop at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.  The purpose of the Mechanism is to ide