Self Care

Mercenaries, Private Military Contractors Can Destabilize Rule of Law, Expert Tells Third Committee, amid Calls to End Racism, Respect Migrant Rights

Mercenaries and private military companies can violently destabilize a country, rendering it helpless and ineffective, the mandate holder tasked with monitoring those activities told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today as delegates explored such challenges to building just, inclusive societies. Saeed Mokbil, Chairperson-Rapporteur for the Working Group on the use of mercenaries, said […]

Key Issues

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

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 the elderly by offering them adequate healthcare facilities as well as modernising the country with state-of-the-art road infrastructures and combating the […]

Science

Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly pays courtesy call on Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee

The Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Bihar (India) Branch, Mr Vijay Kumar Choudhary, paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the Mauritius National Assembly, Mrs Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, in her office on 29 October 2018 in Port-Louis. The historical links that […]

Trading

Government is determined to uphold the rule of law and combat transnational organised crimes, says Minister Gobin

Government supports all initiatives towards strengthening the rule of law and is equally determined to combat transnational organised crimes with the implementation of several measures including the setting up of the Commission of Inquiry on Drug Trafficking and ongoing works on the drafting of the Police and Criminal Justice Bill. This statement was made by […]

General

Minister Jhugroo inaugurates Residence Azurite at Piton

Government is working towards eradicating poverty and improving the quality of life of vulnerable members of the society through an enhanced social housing policy, highlighted the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Mahen Jhugroo, yesterday at the inauguration ceremony of 86 social units of Résidence Azurite at Piton. This initiative of the National Housing Development […]