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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

‘Masters Course in Public Health at the University of Mauritius’

I met with Mr. Reetoo Banarsee, Director School of Public Health at Imperial College, London and Dr .S. Goorah MBBCh, MRCP, Head of Department of Medicine at the University of Mauritius, to discuss about the introduction of a Masters Course in Public Health at the University of Mauritius, due to start during this academic year.

‘Visit of Representatives from Fortune Magazine’


I met with Mr. Brett Twaits and Ms. Johanna Moyano, representatives from Fortune magazine of the Global Business Worldwide. They are interested to know more about the setting up of the knowledge hub.

‘Visit of Australian High Commissioner’

I met with Ms. Sandra Vegting, Australian High Commissioner in my office to discuss areas of collaboration between Mauritius and Australia in the field of Tertiary Education including the setting up of Australian universities in Mauritius.

‘Courtesy call’

I met with Mr. Nick Leake, British High Commissioner and Miss. Dawn Long, Director of British Council in my office .

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‘9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in New Delhi, India’

I shall be in New Delhi to attend the ‘9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ (PBD). I am looking forward to extend further collaborative ventures between my ministry and Indian institutions of tertiary education. The PBD agenda includes interaction with top Indian Ministers, State Chief Ministers and officials as well as prominent Overseas Indians in a structured and productive manner.

‘Visit of Indian High Commissioner’

I met with his Excellency H.E. Madhusudan Ganapathi, Indian High Commissioner of India in my office to discuss cooperation with Indian universities.

Inauguration of ‘Petangue court’ & End of year celebrations at Sebastopol

I was at Sebastopol for the Inauguration of a ‘Petangue court’ and for the end of year celebrations organised by the councillors of Sebastopol.