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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 the George Washington University’

I met with Dr. S.Yusuf from the School of Business, The George Washington University, and representatives from the World Bank in Mauritius to discuss strategies of making Mauritius a knowledge Hub.

‘Visit from Birmingham City University’

I met with a delegation from Birmingham City University United Kingdom, Mr. Steve Wordsworth, Head of School Health & Social Care, Prof. Joy Notter, Professor of Community Health Care Studies and Ms. Joy Hall, Head of the Department of Public Health. The aim of the visit was to discuss in the setting up of a school of Medical Science in Mauritius.