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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

‘Opening Ceremony of 18th International Learning Conference’


I launched the 18th International Conference on Learning, held at the Paul Octave Wiehe, Réduit. I am very pleased that the University of Mauritius was chosen for hosting a conference of such high calibre and international standard. I also wish to commend the African Network for Policy Research and Advocacy for Sustainability (ANPRAS) and the Virtual Centre for Innovative Learning Technologies (VCILT) for the excellent organisation here in Mauritius and congratulate their teams for the smooth confluence of more than 300 participants worldwide to debate, share and eventually work together on truly ground-breaking themes significant to our vision of making Mauritius a knowledge hub. I wish Participants, rich exchanges, productive debates, and fruitful deliberations!  I welcome all delegates to our paradise island and hope that they will all feel at home here.

‘Presentation of Insignia & Awards Ceremony’


‘Insignia of my dad, Mr Ramnath Jeetah G.O.S.K’