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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

‘Courtesy call of Mrs. Ela Gandhi’

I met with Mrs. Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi and Trustee of Gandhi Development (GDT), South Africa accompanied by Dr. S. D. Ramdin, Project Manager, at Rabindranath Tagore Institute.

‘Function in honour of Laureats & Award to Best Students at HSC, SC & CPE’

I was at a function in honour of four Laureates and Awards to the best students at Higher School Certificate, School Certificate and Certificate of Primary Education levels for the year 2010, in constituency Vacoas /Phoenix in presence of eminent personalities. My congratulations to all the awardees and to their parents for their commitment towards the pursuit of excellence.