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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

‘International Knowledge Investment Forum 2012’



I proceeded to the launching of the ‘International Knowledge Investment Forum 2012’, in presence of Dr.  A. Kazim, Managing Director of Smartcity Dubai, UAE, held at the Intercontinental Resort, Balaclava. It is a one-day high profile conference focussing on the latest trends, developments and opportunities in Higher Education. The objective is to present the evolving landscape in higher education in the world and show how Mauritius is positioning itself as a knowledge hub.