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National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill

National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill
Date:December 13, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Judiciary

GIS - 13 December, 2018: The Declaration of Assets Bill which provides for a new legal framework governing the declaration of assets in the public sector in Mauritius, and for matters related thereto, was voted in the National Assembly, yesterday. T


Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension

Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension
Date:December 06, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Civil Service--Employment/Labour--Social Security

GIS – 06 December 2018: A salary compensation of Rs 400 across the board will be paid to employees of the public and private sectors and the old age pension will be increased from Rs 5,810 to Rs 6,210 as from January 2019, announced today the Prime


SBM awarded Banker’s Bank of the Year Mauritius Awards 2018

SBM awarded Banker’s Bank of the Year Mauritius Awards 2018
Date:December 05, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 05 December, 2018: The Banker’s Bank of the Year Mauritius Awards 2018 has been awarded to the State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) for optimum financial performance, leadership and innovation in line to ensuring sustainable growth. Recently, the S


Government stands committed to hold nationwide referendums on matters of national importance, says Prime Minister

Government stands committed to hold nationwide referendums on matters of national importance, says Prime Minister
Date:December 05, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 05 December 2018:  Government will consider the advisability of introducing referendums on issues of major national importance, where appropriate, taking into consideration the cost element and logistics required for such an exercise. This


Bank of Mauritius issues polymer banknote of Rs2000 denomination for enhanced security

Bank of Mauritius issues polymer banknote of Rs2000 denomination for enhanced security
Date:December 05, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 05 December, 2018: The Bank of Mauritius has, pursuant to Section 35 of the Bank of Mauritius Act 2004, started issuing today, a polymer banknote of Rs2000 denomination, which is an upgrade of the existing Rs2000 paper banknote.  The polymer R


Prime Minister highlights Government’s proposals towards Financing of Political Parties Bill

Prime Minister highlights Government’s proposals towards Financing of Political Parties Bill
Date:November 30, 2018|Domain:Law and Order--Economy & Finance

GIS – 30 November 2018: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, highlighted today the proposals of Government wi


Bank of Mauritius maintains forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 at Rs 64 billion

Bank of Mauritius maintains forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 at Rs 64 billion
Date:November 28, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Economy & Finance--Economic Indicators

GIS – 28 November 2018: The forecast of tourism earnings for 2018 is being maintained at Rs 64 billion by the Bank of Mauritius, according to a press communiqué issued by Statistics Mauritius on 26 November 2018. This figure represents an increase o


Technical Committee meets to discuss salary compensation

Technical Committee meets to discuss salary compensation
Date:November 22, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

GIS – 22 November 2018: A Technical Committee met at the seat of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training this morning to discuss the issue of salary compensation. Chaired by the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations,


Workshop focusing on Risk-Based Supervision targets Securities and Pensions Supervisors

Workshop focusing on Risk-Based Supervision targets Securities and Pensions Supervisors
Date:November 20, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order

GIS – 20 November 2018: A four-day regional workshop on Risk-Based Supervision for Securities/Pensions Supervisors, organised by the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) in collaboration with the Financial Services Commi


Mauritius-India keen to conclude CECPA negotiations during 7th round of talks

Mauritius-India keen to conclude CECPA negotiations during 7th round of talks
Date:November 19, 2018|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS – 19 November 2018: India and Mauritius are keen to conclude negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) during the present round on the resumption of discussions which opened, this morning, at the Ho