I extend my warmest congratulations to all the students graduating and equally to their parents for their success that we celebrated yesterday. It is a special day for the graduands, it is a celebration of the culmination of a number of years of study. I am very much aware of the vast efforts and the extensive sacrifices that have paved the way to their success. I welcome their dedication, hard work, their love for progress and achievement, and their commitment to Education. I hope it will be an occasion that they will remember fondly for the rest of their lives. I congratulate all of them again and wish them all, every success for the future.
- Rajesh Jeetah
- 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