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MID Fund finances solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools

MID Fund finances solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools
Date:September 30, 2014|Domain:Sustainable Development

​GIS – 30 September 2014: The Commission on Maurice Ile Durable (MID), in collaboration with the MID Fund, is financially assisting to the tune of Rs 2.6 million solar photovoltaic projects in three secondary schools, namely Labourdonnais College, B


Dual Training Programme launched to address labour mismatch

Dual Training Programme launched to address labour mismatch
Date:September 29, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 29 September 2014: A dual training programme (DTP), a joint Government/Private sector partnership initiative managed by the Skills Working Group, co-chaired by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and the Joint Economic Council, w


Health Ministry launches activities to mark World Heart Day 2014

Health Ministry launches activities to mark World Heart Day 2014
Date:September 29, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS - 29 September 2014: A series of activities in the context of the World Heart Day 2014 was launched this morning by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo.at Adolphe de Plevitz State Secondary School in Grand Baie. These c


Mauritius confirms commitment to implement the Common Reporting Standard for Automatic Exchange of Tax Information

Mauritius confirms commitment to implement the Common Reporting Standard for Automatic Exchange of Tax Information
Date:September 26, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 26 September, 2014: Mauritius, has confirmed on September 18, its commitment to implement the Common Reporting Standard for automatic exchange of tax information and the country is already taking the required steps to implement the new global


EOC marks Equal Opportunities Day

EOC marks Equal Opportunities Day
Date:September 26, 2014|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 26 September, 2014: The Equal Opportunities Day focusing on the theme ‘Unity in diversity and nation building’ was observed this morning at the Octave Wiehe auditorium in Réduit. Several women and senior citizen associations, as well as stude


NEF holds Pre-departure training for candidates selected to work on Cruise Ships

NEF holds Pre-departure training for candidates selected to work on Cruise Ships
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 25 September, 2014: A pre-departure training for some 120 persons who have been selected to work in duty free shops and Spa on cruise ships opened this morning at the seat of the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF) in Port Louis. An initia


Mauritius Prison Service launches Strategic Plan 2013-2023

Mauritius Prison Service launches Strategic Plan 2013-2023
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:International Relations--Law and Order

​GIS- 25 September 2014: The Mauritius Prison Service (MPS) Strategic Plan 2013-2023 was released this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin by the Commissioner of Prisons, Mr Jean Bruneau.   The ten-year plan was devised by the Un


Inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets

Inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 25 September 2014: An inception workshop on Coastal Adaptation Measures at Mon Choisy and Rivière des Galets in the context of the Climate Change Adaptation Programme in the Coastal Zone of Mauritius opened this morning in Port Louis, in the


ICT: Digital Payment Mechanisms the focus of Knowledge Series Workshop

ICT: Digital Payment Mechanisms the focus of Knowledge Series Workshop
Date:September 25, 2014|Domain:ICT

​GIS – September 25, 2014:  A Knowledge Series Workshop, aiming at sharing international best practices regarding digital payment mechanisms, opened this morning at Cyber Tower 1, Ebène Cyber-city.  The theme is The Future of Digital Banking and Pay


ICT: Free WiFi Zone for enhanced use of broadband Internet at Open University of Mauritius

ICT: Free WiFi Zone for enhanced use of broadband Internet at Open University of Mauritius
Date:September 24, 2014|Domain:ICT

​GIS – September 24, 2014:  A Free WiFi (Wireless Internet Fidelity) Zone was launched yesterday at the Open University of Mauritius (ex. MBC), in Curepipe, under the Intelligent Mauritius Partnership Programme (IMPP).  The WiFi Zone at this site wi