Tamil Diaspora holds its 1st international conference in Mauritius
GIS - 23 July, 2014: The 1st International Conference on Tamil Diaspora, having as theme Preservation of Tamil Culture and Identity, kicked off on Wednesday 23 July at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) Auditorium, Moka in the presence of the Prime Minister, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, and other eminent personalities.
The three-day conference, organised jointly by Ministry of Arts and Culture, the International Tamil Diaspora Association, the Institute of Asian Studies, in collaboration with MGI, has brought together some 200 participants from 20 countries.
The Tamil diaspora represents over 70 million people living in about 50 countries, including Mauritius a
PM called upon newly recruited police constables to show integrity in their work
GIS - 21 July, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, called upon the newly recruited police constables to be honest and show integrity in their day to day work without any fear or favour, which according to him, is the only way to deal with any problem in the country.
He was speaking during the passing out parade for some 976 newly appointed police constables on Saturday at the Gymkhana Sports Complex, Vacoas.
The PM congratulated the recruits and reminded them of their new responsibilities for according to him, the profession of a police officer is a noble one which is to serve the public and be in the frontline to uphold law and or
‘Transitional Provisions’ to be presented on 4 July, PM announces
GIS - 25 June, 2014: An amendment to the First Schedule of the Constitution, referred to as the ‘Transitional Provisions’, will be presented to the National Assembly on 4 July 2014, said the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, yesterday during a press conference held at the Treasury Building, Port Louis.
The amendment will allow a candidate to stand for general elections without having to declare to which ‘community’ he/she belongs to, as is mandatory now. It will require a majority of three-quarters of votes of the National Assembly.
The Prime Minister also announced that a bill on Electoral Reform, worked out by a select committee, will be cir
SADC Parliamentary Forum delegation calls on Prime Minister
GIS - 24 June, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, met a delegation from the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADCPF) yesterday at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.
Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, Speaker from Zambia, said that the meeting with Prime Minister Ramgoolam was a rare opportunity for the delegation as they hardly get the chance to meet Heads of State and Government with whom they can actually discuss. He said that the meeting was very cordial and fruitful.
Dr Margaret Nasha, Speaker from Botswana, pointed out that the question of a SADC Parliament was raised and that the Prime Minister was in favour of the
The Head of School of Medicine from the University of Glasgow, and Secretary of State for Development and Francophonie, call on PM
Professor Alan Jardine calls on PM
GIS - 19 June, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, met the Professor Alan Jardine, Head of School of Medicine University of Glasgow, yesterday afternoon at the Treasury Building, Port-Louis.
He is the External Examiner of the Medical Degree (undergraduate medical programme, in collaboration with University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine) Year 1 programme of the University of Mauritius.
Prof Jardine said the meeting with the Prime Minister was very cordial. He added that the purpose of his visit is to ensure that the quality and sta
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