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e-Gov Online Conference: Achieving long-term goals with continuous innovation

e-Gov Online Conference: Achieving long-term goals with continuous innovation
Date:June 02, 2020|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 02 June 2020: Mauritius participated in the 6th e-Governance Online Conference, under the theme Giant Leaps Start with Small Steps, organised by the e-Governance Academy, Estonia.  One of the key learning and sharing objectives of the Conferen


World Environment Day makes global call to save planet earth’s biodiversity

Date:June 02, 2020|Domain:Environment

GIS - 02 June, 2020: This year, World Environment Day (WED)  is advocating for the safeguard of planet Earth’s biodiversity, and the crucial need to preserve and restore it. Behind the 2020 WED campaign slogan ,“Time for Nature”, there is an urgent


Ministry of Health targets youngsters to mark World No Tobacco Day

Date:June 01, 2020|Domain:Health--Youth & Sports

GIS - 01 June 2020: Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day. This year following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will organise specific activities to


COMESA: Series of recommendations adopted by 8th Extraordinary Council of Ministers

Date:June 01, 2020

GIS - 01 June, 2020: The 8th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Extraordinary Council of Ministers, held recently via video conference, concluded with a series of outcomes and recommendations.  The objective of the Extraordinar


Resumption of oral and practical driving tests on 04 June 2020

Date:June 01, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 01 June 2020: The Mauritius Police Force announced that oral and practical driving tests for all types of vehicles, which were scheduled to be conducted, both during and after the Covid-19 Sanitary Curfew period, will be rescheduled, in phases


Covid-19: Tourism Authority proposes set of measures for operators to resume their activities

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Tourism

GIS  – 30 May 2020: Operators in the tourism sector will be authorised to resume their activities, except for marine activities as from Sunday 31 May 2020, under strict sanitary measures. This was announced in a communique issuedby the Touris


Blood collection resumes as from 1st June 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 30 May 2020: The regular exercises of blood collection for analysis purposes will resume on Monday 1st June 2020, according to a communiqué released, today, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Collection of blood will be carried as usu


Reopening of market places as from 31 May 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS – 30 May 2020: All market places across the island will re-open on their respective days as from 31 May 2020. Activities will resume normally on weekdays as from 07 00 hrs till 16 00 hrs and on Sundays as from 07 00 hrs till noon. The dec


Resumption of work in public sector as from 01 June 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Civil Service

GIS – 30 May 2020: Following the Government’s decision to lift the Curfew on 30 May 2020, all officers of the Public Service are to resume work as from 01 June 2020. In a Circular letter issued, today, by the Ministry of Public Service, Ad


Covid-19 Special Call for Proposals: MRIC receives 251 applications

Date:May 29, 2020

GIS ​- 29 May, 2020: The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) has received a total of 251 applications following its special Covid-19 call for proposals launched in early April 2020. The total value of these projects is Rs 585 million,