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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

‘Visit from University College London ’

I met with Prof. Pierre-Marc Bouloux, Director of the Centre for Neuroendocrinology at the Royal Free campus of University College, London, Dr Cyril Bouloux and Prof. Jhurry of the University of Mauritius.The purpose of the visit was to identify areas of collaboration between the University of Mauritius and University College London, in view of the setting up of a research centre for bio-technology.

‘Visit from Birla Institute of Technology ’

I met with Dr Colonel N.K. Varma , Registrar Birla Institute of Technology, India, Mr. A. Kumar, Lecturer and Mr .M. Deeljore, Chief Administrator of Birla Institute of Technology (Campus Mauritius) to discuss cooperation between my ministry and the Birla Institute of Technology.

‘Visit to Aleemiah Dar-Ul- Uloom’

I was at Aleemiah Dar-Ul- Uloom situated at Pheonix and met with Mr. M.Y. Joonus, President and other representatives of this institution. The purpose of the visit was to initiate discussions on tertiary courses recognised by TEC.