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Mauritius to host FEMCOM’s Annual General Meeting next year

Mauritius to host FEMCOM’s Annual General Meeting next year
Date:December 09, 2014|Domain:Gender--Economy & Finance--International Relations

​GIS - 9 December 2014:  Mauritius will host, in September 2015, the next Annual General Meeting of the Federation of National Associations of Women in Business in Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (FEMCOM), which endeavours to promote p


Mauritius and Ghana to step up collaboration in the field of higher education

Mauritius and Ghana to step up collaboration in the field of higher education
Date:December 04, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Economy & Finance--International Relations

​GIS - 4 December 2014: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaboration in the fields of tertiary education, science, research and technology will be signed by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology and the Ministr


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


COMESA-EAC-SADC: Technical Committee on Movement of Business Persons

COMESA-EAC-SADC: Technical Committee on Movement of Business Persons
Date:November 05, 2014|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations

​GIS – November 5, 2014: The 3rd meeting of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Technical Committee on Movement of Business Persons (TTC-MBP) is being held from 3 to 6 November 2014, at Le Méridien Hotel, in Pointe aux Piments.   Discussions are ongoi


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


Development of a comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius

Development of a comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius
Date:October 28, 2014|Domain:Business & Industry--Health--International Relations

​GIS - 28 October 2014: The development of a strong and comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius will be the focus of a three-day technical workshop which opened this morning at Le Meridien Hotel at Pointe aux Piments. The workshop i


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