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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

Video Conference with ‘Les Hôpitaux Universitaire de Genève’

I had a video conference with Professor J.L Carpentier, Dean of the faculty of Medicine from ‘Les Hôpitaux Universitaire de Genève’ (HUG) and his team, to discuss the setting up of a school of Medicine in Mauritius.

‘Planting of tree at the University of Mauritius’


Dr. Mtinkheni Gondwe, PhD, Senior Policy Officer, Knowledge & Innovation Directorate, of Netherlands organization for International Co-operation in Higher Education, actually in Mauritius for the International Conference on ‘Internationalisation of Tertiary Education’, was invited for the planting of a tree at the University of Mauritius.