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Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed

Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed
Date:7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 02 July 2020: The Ebene Recreational Park, to the tune of Rs 100 million and where some 85% of the works have already been completed, is in line with Government’s vision to preserve the environment and enhance the quality of life of the popul


World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country

World Bank classifies Mauritius as High-Income country
Date:7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

​ ​GIS – 02 July 2020: The World Bank has classified Mauritius as a high-income country for the first time, joining Seychelles as the second high-income economy in Africa. The institution classifies the world’s economies into four income groups- hig


Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues

Direct Aid Programme to address gender-related issues
Date:7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender

​GIS – 01 July 2020: The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare embarked on a new initiative to promote gender equality and maintain the fight against gender-based violence, through the signing of the Direct Aid Programme with the United Nat


Government committed to intensify its fight against corruption

Government committed to intensify its fight against corruption
Date:6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS  – 30 June 2020: Government is committed to shed light on the Saint Louis case and to that effect, every possible avenue will be explored.  “We remain steadfast in our commitment to intensify our fight against fraud and corruption with zero tole


Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime

Strengthening the effectiveness of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime
Date:6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 30 June 2020: Government is determined to strengthen the effectiveness of its Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regime, and investors as well as the international community must rest assured that the Ma


Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister

Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister
Date:6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Environment

​​GIS  – 29 June 2020: Cleanliness is not a privilege but is above all a human value that needs to be preserved and instilled to the youth so as to keep their neighbourhood green and clean, stated the Minister of the Environment, Solid Waste Managem


Participants in training programme on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’ receive certificates

Participants in training programme on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’ receive certificates
Date:6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 29 June 2020: Some 30 Permanent Secretaries (PS), Deputy PS, Assistant PS of the Public Service received certificates for the completion of a five-day training programme focusing on ‘Women Empowerment on Boards’. The award ceremony was held


International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking : 80 detainees benefitted from training at Eastern High Security Prison

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking : 80 detainees benefitted from training at Eastern High Security Prison
Date:6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

  ​GIS  – 26 June 2020: 80 detainees at the Eastern High Security Prison are currently undertaking a five-day training programme on combating drug abuse and illicit trafficking at the Eastern High Security Prison, Melrose as part of the activities


Petit Verger Prison: Advocating towards self-sufficiency

Petit Verger Prison: Advocating towards self-sufficiency
Date:6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

​GIS – 26 June 2020: The inauguration of a bakery at the Petit Verger Prison is an important achievement for the well-being of the prisoners and is part of a self-sufficiency policy advocated in the prison, whether in in the agricultural sector or i


Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs

Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs
Date:6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

​GIS – 26 June 2020: Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth appealed to the young and the population at large to make the most of life in a healthy way, take up sports activities, develop talents and engage in social work so as to take a positive out