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Renewable Energy: Mauritius obtains Rs 350 million loan for solar PV project

Renewable Energy: Mauritius obtains Rs 350 million loan for solar PV project
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Public Utilities

GIS - 19 January, 2018: Mauritius has obtained a concessional loan to the tune of Rs 350 million (USD 10 million) from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the International Renewable Energy


Cyclone Berguitta to impact on economy, says Prime Minister

Cyclone Berguitta to impact on economy, says Prime Minister
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS - 19 January, 2018: The passage of severe tropical cyclone Berguitta will have an impact on the economy and the inflation, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth yesterday evening at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis during a press c


Mauritius to accede to Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy

Mauritius to accede to Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order--International Relations

GIS – 19 January, 2018: Government has agreed to Mauritius acceding to the Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy, an international organisation based in Austria. The objective of the organisation is to promote effecti


Mauritius-India: 3rd round of discussions on CECPA to be held in Mauritius

Mauritius-India: 3rd round of discussions on CECPA to be held in Mauritius
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 19 January, 2018: Mauritius will host the 3rd round of discussions on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) from 22 to 24 January 2018.  In this context, a thirteen-member delegation from India, comprising of


New U.S. Ambassador meets the Prime Minister

New U.S. Ambassador meets the Prime Minister
Date:1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 19 January 2018: The new Ambassador of the United States of America to Mauritius, Mr David Dale Reimer, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Fi


Cyclone Berguitta: All Emergency services on alert, says Minister Sinatambou

Cyclone Berguitta: All Emergency services on alert, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment--Law and Order

GIS – 16 January, 2018: All emergency services, including the Mauritius Police Force and the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service, are on high alert after a cyclone warning Class 1 came into force in Mauritius at 16 00 hrs on Monday 15 January 2018 as


Mauritius and Australia to strengthen people to people relationship

Mauritius and Australia to strengthen people to people relationship
Date:1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:International Relations

GIS - 15 January, 2018: Mauritius and Australia are gearing efforts towards further building and consolidating the existing ties between the two countries as well as reinforcing the people to people relationship. This was at the fore of discussion


BOM forecasts Gross Direct Investment Flows at Rs12,330 million for first three Quarters 2017

BOM forecasts Gross Direct Investment Flows at Rs12,330 million for first three Quarters 2017
Date:1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 January, 2018: Gross direct investment flows in Mauritius have been estimated at Rs12,330 million for the first three quarters of 2017 which is higher than the Rs10,592 million recorded in the corresponding period of 2016 following the fore


New 150-bed eye hospital in the pipeline

New 150-bed eye hospital in the pipeline
Date:1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Health--International Relations

GIS – 11 January 2018: “The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is working on the modalities for the setting up of a 150-bed eye hospital in Réduit, which is expected to be completed within two years’ time.” This announcement was made by the


Extended Continental Shelf: Signature of agreement for geotechnical study

Extended Continental Shelf: Signature of agreement for geotechnical study
Date:1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment--International Relations

  GIS - 11 January, 2018: An agreement was signed this morning at the Treasury Building in Port Louis between the Mauritius-Seychelles Joint Commission on the Extended Continental Shelf and Spectrum ASA in view of conducting a geotechnical study in