Dr the Hon. R. Jeetah Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology had a meeting with the United Nation Country Team (UNCT) regarding the UN system reform of “Delivering as One” which aims at optimising UN development assistance, to better serve country needs. The UN Multidisciplinary team of experts comprises of the representative of ILO, UNESCO, UNFPA, IOM, UNIDO, UN WOMEN, UNODC and UNDP. Following the discussions, the UNCT promised to collaborate fully on various projects especially the setting up of the Science Park in Mauritius.
- Rajesh Jeetah
- Dr Jeetah was elected Member of the National Assembly in December 2003 for the first time for Constituency No.7 (Piton/Rivière du Rempart), and remained so until April 2005. Dr Jeetah was re-elected as: • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.11 (Vieux Grand Port-Rose Belle), in 2005 and became Minister of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives (2005 to 2008).He became Minister of Health & Quality of Life (2008 to 2010). • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.10 (Montagne Blanche- GRSE)in 2010 and became Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology till 2014. Education and Qualifications: a. University of Cambridge (2002 -2003) - ACU Research Fellowship b. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) (1984-1993) • BSc (Hons) – Textile Technology • PhD – Textile Technology