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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

‘Flag Hoisting Ceremony, Award of Prizes, Cultural Programme & Launching of Net PCs at Petit Bois Community Centre’


‘Working session between my ministry, University of Geneva and University of Mauritius for the setting up of a school of Medicine’

I had a working session with Prof. Jean Louis Carpentier, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Ildiko Szanto, both from the University of Geneva and Dr. M. Manraj, Project Leader of the University of Mauritius reviewed the progress made to date on the implementation of the project. I was informed that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) will be signed in June 2012 and the official launching of the school of Medicine will be made in December this year. The school of medicine will welcome its first cohort of medical students in August 2013.Preliminary discussions were held for collaboration with the University of Geneva for the setting up of a public Dental School.