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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’

I met with Mr. Chander Mohan, Executive Director at Creative Management Consultants, in Dubai, U.A.E, Lt Gen J.S Ahluwalia, President of the Institute of Directors in New Delhi, India, Prof. Indur Fagoonee, Chief Executive Officer at the International Sustainable Performance Institute ltd and Prof. Colin Coulson Thomas, from United Kingdom actually in Mauritius for the hosting of the ‘Masterclass for Directors in Governance, Risk & Compliance’ (GRC).

‘Meeting PTA President of schools in my constituency’


I met with the president of the Parent Teacher’s Association of schools in my constituency, the region of Montagne Blanche/GRSE.

‘Courtesy Call from Brown University’

I met Prof. Matthew Gutmann, Vice-President of International Affairs from Brown University and others, accompanied by Mr. N.Veerasamy, Managing Director of Veling, Aircraft Leasing, Aircraft Sales & Remarketing and Aircraft Asset Management in Mauritius. The aim of the visit amongst others was to discuss on ways to encourage more Mauritian students to apply for further studies in the United States Universities, irrespective of their financial situation and based on their merits.

"Better to fight for something than live for nothing."