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Elaboration of a Master Plan to fight drug scourge in Mauritius

Elaboration of a Master Plan to fight drug scourge in Mauritius
Date:June 01, 2017

GIS - 01 June, 2017: A three-day workshop to develop a National Drug Control Master Plan for Mauritius so as to effectively address the drug problem in the country kicked off yesterday at Le Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle. It is a joint initiative of the Mi


Chagos Archipelago: Committee of parliamentarians meets to take stock of latest development

Chagos Archipelago: Committee of parliamentarians meets to take stock of latest development
Date:June 01, 2017

GIS - 01 June, 2017: The Committee of Parliamentarians on the Chagos Archipelago met on 31 May 2017 under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defence, Minister for Rodrigues, Sir Anerood Jugnauth to exchange views on latest developments relating to


Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth

Police and Prison operative frameworks are being assessed, says Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Date:April 26, 2017

​GIS - 26 April, 2017:  The strengths and weaknesses of the Police and Prison operative frameworks are currently being assessed with the aim of coming up with an Action Plan in the near future which will benchmark Mauritius with the most successful


Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security

Prison cadre participates in regional training programme on maritime security
Date:April 24, 2017

GIS - 24 April, 2017: In the context of the Regional Programme for the Promotion of Maritime Security (MASE) designed to enhance maritime security in the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region (ESA-IO), a training programme was held fro


Mauritius strongly objects to the UK Government programme of visits to Chagos

Mauritius strongly objects to the UK Government programme of visits to Chagos
Date:April 05, 2017

​GIS - 05 April, 2017: The Government of Mauritius strongly objects to the programme of visits to the Chagos Archipelago which the UK Government purports to undertake and welcomes the position taken by the Chairman and Leader of the Chagos Refugees


Defense agreement signed between Mauritius and France

Defense agreement signed between Mauritius and France
Date:April 04, 2017

​Mauritius and France share excellent bilateral relations since many years and in the context of our defense cooperation, a defense agreement has been finalised between the two countries.This statement was made yesterday by General Franck Reignier,


Mauritius and India collaborate on several developmental projects

Mauritius and India collaborate on several developmental projects
Date:March 28, 2017

​GIS - 28 March, 2017: Mauritius and India are collaborating on a series of developmental projects and the two countries are working towards strengthening both diplomatic and economic relations and reinforcing bilateral cooperation in areas of mutua


Keeping the Indian Ocean region safe is critical to our economy and prosperity, says Sir Anerood

Keeping the Indian Ocean region safe is critical to our economy and prosperity, says Sir Anerood
Date:March 27, 2017

GIS - 17 March, 2017: The Indian Ocean region holds strong strategic significance since it handles 30% of global trade and almost half of the global traffic of containers passes through the Indian Ocean waters. Keeping the region safe is critical to