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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

‘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.