Page-7 of Mauritius Current Affairs, GK & News

Singapore replaces Mauritius as top source of FDI into India

Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current fiscal year 2015-16. It was unveiled by the data during April to September 2015 period released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). Key facts India has attracted 6.69 billion dollars ..

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Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim sworn-in as first woman president of Mauritius

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was sworn in as President of Mauritius. With this she became first woman to become President of Indian Ocean island nation which is a ceremonial position. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is an alumnus of the universities of Exeter and Surrey of United Kingdom. She is also the chair of organic chemistry at Mauritius ..

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Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, designated as first woman President of Mauritius

Government of Mauritius has designated internationally renowned biodiversity scientist and biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as their new President. This designation will make her Indian Ocean island nation’s first woman and sixth President, a top ceremonial position. Now this appointment is subject to Mauritian Parliament approval. She will succeed Former president Kailash Purryag, who had stepped down ..

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India and Mauritius ink five MoUs to boost bilateral co-operation

India and Mauritius have inked 5 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to give new impetus to bilateral co-operation. These MoUs were signed in Port Luis, Mauritius during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to island nation as part of three-nation tour of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka for cementing strategic partnership with these island courtiers. Following MoUs were ..

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Anerood Jugnauth is new PM of Mauritius

Sir Anerood Jugnauth was elected as new Prime Minister (PM) of Mauritius. Mauritius’ President Kailash Purryaghas named him as prime minister after his party’s landslide victory in recent parliamentary elections. In recent elections, Jugnauth’s centre-right Alliance Lepep won 47 out of 62 seats in the Mauritius’ parliament. While the coalition of the outgoing ruling Labour ..

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