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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

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I met with Dr. Jong-Soo Yoon, Director, Mr. Francois Fortier, Senior Sustainable Development Expert, both from the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) accompanied by Mr.M.Dowarkasing, Project Coordinator and Mr.Osman Mahomed, Executive Chairman, Maurice Ile Durable Commission. The aim of the meeting was to discuss on UNOSD support to the Maurice Ile Durable Programme for sustainability in Tertiary Education (SiTE).