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Mauritius and Russia sign agreement on mutual abolition of visa requirements

Mauritius and Russia sign agreement on mutual abolition of visa requirements
Date:December 24, 2015|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Tourism

GIS - 24 December, 2015: A visa waiver agreement between Mauritius and the Russian Federation was signed yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade in Port Louis. The agreement provides for citizens of


Mauritius to reinforce bilateral relations with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

Mauritius to reinforce bilateral relations with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Date:December 10, 2015|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS - 10 December, 2015: Mauritius and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will further reinforce cooperation ties and strengthen bilateral relations to achieve mutual benefits. This was the focus of discussions during a courtesy call yeste


New and Modern Operation Theatre Complex inaugurated at Candos Hospital

New and Modern Operation Theatre Complex inaugurated at Candos Hospital
Date:December 04, 2015|Domain:Health--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS - 04 December, 2015: The new Operation Theatre Complex at Candos Hospital, which houses six state-of-the-art Operation Theatres; an Intensive Care Unit with eight beds; two recovery rooms of seven beds each; and male and female wards with 120 b


East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community adopts resolution to strengthen disease surveillance system in the region

East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community adopts resolution to strengthen disease surveillance system in the region
Date:December 04, 2015|Domain:Health--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

​GIS - 04 December, 2015: Strengthening disease surveillance systems from community to national level, as well as the management of outbreaks and laboratory diagnostic capacity is one of the main resolutions endorsed by the East, Central and Souther


Mauritians travelling to India now entitled to a gratis Electronic Tourist Visa

Mauritians travelling to India now entitled to a gratis Electronic Tourist Visa
Date:December 03, 2015|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​ GIS - 03 December 2015: An important and significant bilateral development ensues as Mauritius has been included by the Government of India in the list of countries whose nationals are entitled to a gratis Electronic Tourist Visa (eTV).  Consequ


62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community Health Ministers Conference begins today

62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community Health Ministers Conference begins today
Date:November 30, 2015|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 30 November, 2015: The 62nd East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community (ECSA-HC) Health Ministers Conference begins today at InterContinental Mauritius Resort, Balaclava, on the theme ‘Transitioning from Millennium Development Goals t


Positive outcome of PM’s mission in the United Arab Emirates

Positive outcome of PM’s mission in the United Arab Emirates
Date:November 26, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

​GIS - 26 November, 2015: The mission to the United Arab Emirates led by the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, to promote Mauritius as a safe destination for investment and tourism, has yielded positive results, affirmed the Vice-Prime Minister,


Training Course in Diplomacy launched in Port Louis today

Training Course in Diplomacy launched in Port Louis today
Date:November 24, 2015|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Education & Training

GIS - 24 November, 2015: Mauritius must remain a key player on the international scene despite the complex and fast changing landscape related to global issues. The training of diplomats is of great importance to ensure that, along with their tradit


New Policy Framework for the allocation of State Land to be presented to Cabinet soon

New Policy Framework for the allocation of State Land to be presented to Cabinet soon
Date:November 16, 2015|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS - 16 November, 2015: A new Policy Framework for the allocation of State Land will be presented to Cabinet soon, in line with Government’s determination to have greater transparency in the processes for allocation and management of State Lands.


Chinese developers show interest in smart city project

Chinese developers show interest in smart city project
Date:October 28, 2015|Domain:Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS - 28 October, 2015: A team of Chinese developers, sent by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to discuss investment opportunities in various sectors of the economy, has expressed its interests to invest in the Smart City project and