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National Payment System Legislation to be passed next week, states Prime Minister

National Payment System Legislation to be passed next week, states Prime Minister
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 16 November 2018: Government will pass the National Payment System Legislation next week with the view to creating a new framework for the regulation, oversight, and supervision of national payment systems. All transactions done in Mauritius w


Mauritius-India CECPA negotiations nearing conclusion

Mauritius-India CECPA negotiations nearing conclusion
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 15 November 2018: Mauritius’s negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with India is nearing conclusion with the seventh round of negotiations scheduled next week.  It is expected that the CECPA will be signed d


Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Executive Secretary meets Minister Sesungkur

Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Executive Secretary meets Minister Sesungkur
Date:November 12, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Economic Indicators

GIS – 12 November 2018: The Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur received the Executive Secretary of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Mr Janneh, on 08 November 2018, in Ebène. In a statement, the Minister highlighte


Experts meet to identify challenges related to State-Owned Enterprises

Experts meet to identify challenges related to State-Owned Enterprises
Date:November 08, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 08 November, 2018: A two-day high-level meeting of the African Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) regrouping local and international experts of the financial sector with a view to identifying common challenges re


Government to invest Rs 47 billion for the transformation of the Port Louis Harbour into a regional maritime hub, says Prime Minister

Government to invest Rs 47 billion for the transformation of the Port Louis Harbour into a regional maritime hub, says Prime Minister
Date:November 08, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS - 08 November, 2018: Government will invest Rs 47 billion for the development of the blue economy and the transformation of the Port Louis Harbour into a regional maritime hub, highlighted the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External C


Mauritius in the Top 20 according to World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 Report

Mauritius in the Top 20 according to World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 Report
Date:November 01, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 01 November 2018: Mauritius consolidates and accentuates its lead as number one in Africa as regards Ease of Doing Business and progresses five places worldwide to take the 20th place among 190 countries according to the World Bank's Doing Bus


Prime Minister reiterates commitment to further modernise Mauritius

Prime Minister reiterates commitment to further modernise Mauritius
Date:November 01, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 01 November, 2018: Government’s vision is to usher Mauritius into a transformation phase to modernise its socioeconomic landscape to trigger development and progress on every front as well as to enhance the quality of life of the population.  


Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister

Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister
Date:October 31, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS  – 31 October, 2018: Elders, as key drivers of culture and tradition, positively contribute to the welfare of the family and the progress of Mauritius.  Government is thus determined, with relentless efforts, to enhance the support extended to t


Workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism for Mauritius kickstarts

Workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism for Mauritius kickstarts
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS   – 30 October, 2018: A three-day National Capacity-Building workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism for Mauritius opened yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur, at


Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce calls on Prime Minister

Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce calls on Prime Minister
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations--Business & Industry

GIS  - 30 October, 2018: The Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC), Mr. Wang Yongqing paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Mi