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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

‘Access to International E-Journals’

I was present in a One-day workshop held at the University of Mauritius organised by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). The theme was ‘Access to International E-Journals, articles and seminar papers in the field of science and Technology.

‘‘Science Awareness Programme’’




I launched the ‘Science Awareness Programme’, at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC) today. The objective is to sensitise one and all of the importance of science in our everyday life.