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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 African Union Model Summit 2014’


I met with His Excellency Dr. Salif Sada Sall, Ambassador, African Union (AU) Regional Delegate to Southern Africa and Mr.Tichawona Shumba, Senior Policy Officer, AU, Southern Africa Regional Office accompanied by the Dr.K.Sukon, Director General of the Open University of Mauritius. They are in Mauritius to finalise the modalities for the hosting of the African Union Model Summit to be held this year.

‘Courtesy Call’

I met with  Prof.D. Mukhopadhyay from  Mayo Clinic , College of Medicine, Minnesota,USA accompanied by Prof.D.Jhurry of the CBBR (Centre for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research). The aim of the visit was to discuss possibilities of collaboration in the area of Biomedical Research and Education.