About Me

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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

‘Press Conference’

I held a press conference in my office to announce cabinet decisions regarding my ministry among others the Provision of funds for the construction of new campuses and the availability of land for same.

‘Visit from Commonwealth Secretariat’

I met with Dr Sylvia Anie, Director and Florence Mugoya Malinga, Adviser, Education Section both from Social Transformation Programmes Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The purpose of this visit was to discuss cooperation between my ministry and the Commonwealth Secretariat in the field of Tertiary Education.