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Investigation still in progress regarding seizure of drugs found in a wheel loader, states PM

There has been exchange of information between the Anti-Drug and Smuggling Unit (ADSU) and foreign authorities concerned with a view to obtaining relevant inputs for the progress of the investigation. As the investigation is still in progress, any disclosure of information pertaining thereto can be highly prejudicial to the case. It involves international ramifications, hence […]

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PM informs that there are 406 Police Officers posted in 13 different units of the Traffic Branch

The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, stated today in the National Assembly that there are 406 Police Officers posted in 13 different units of the Traffic Branch and 194 vehicles attached to them as per the information given to him by the Commissioner of Police. He was replying to a parliamentary question in regard […]

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Inauguration of Wolmar Traffic Centre to the tune of Rs 12 million

The Wolmar Traffic Centre to the tune of Rs 12 million on a plot of land of 2400 m2 was inaugurated on 03 July at Wolmar Flic-en-Flac in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Disaster Risk Management, Dr Anwar Husnoo, the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Mr Alan Ganoo, […]

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Mauritius Enters the High-Income Countries’ Category

Mauritius is classified as a high-income country as of 1 July 2020, following the publication by the World Bank of the updated taxonomy of countries by income groups. The institution classifies the worlds’ economies into four income groups- high, upper-middle, lower-middle, and low. This is based on Gross National Income (GNI) per capita (current US$), […]

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One-Stop-Shop to facilitate agricultural activities of operators in the north and east of the country

The Rivière du Rempart Farmers Service Centre as a One-Stop-Shop, bringing under one single roof all government institutions concerned with agricultural activities, was launched on Saturday 04 July 2020, in presence of the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr. Maneesh Gobin. Key institutions providing their services at the One-Stop-Shop are: the Sugar […]

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International Day of cooperatives 2020: Cooperative sector needs to revamp itself, says Minister Bholah

The cooperative sector needs to revamp and constantly reposition itself so that it can keep pace with the challenges of the competitive business environment and thus make itself modern, efficient and effective, said the Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, on 4 July 2020, during the celebrations marking the International Day […]