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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



The forum ‘LES ASSISES DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR’, will focus on higher education and research, in particular on five central themes, namely – internationalisation of tertiary education, quality issues, research and innovation, labour market needs and employability and management of higher education institutions. I would like to welcome the participants who are participating in this forum  and who are prepared to share their views and observations with us and to discuss about the future of higher education in Mauritius.  I am pleased that participants from the public and private sector, students, academics, NGO’s are present for this important consultation.   I wish them all a fruitful deliberation.