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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

'As long as the people are ignorant, they will be exploited by society. Only through the spread of knowledge is it possible for the ordinary man to appreciate his heritage and at the same time master the environment in which he is living.' Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam

‘Courtesy Call’


Dr Francois Fortier, from the United Nations Organisation for Sustainable Development paid a courtesy call upon me. He was actually in Mauritius in the context of the Consultative Workshop on Implementation of MID Strategy - Mainstreaming of Sustainable Development in Tertiary Education Programmes.