21 September 2014
Friday, 06 June 2014 07:31
If Mauritius was not basically a democracy, people would have probably resorted to other means, less peaceful maybe, to make their political leaders become more reasonable. However, the actions of the latter are no longer a laughing matter. Their modus operandi is just disgusting.
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Friday, 09 May 2014 14:00
The National Assembly resumes its sitting on Tuesday 13 May after it was adjourned on 22 April for the preparation of draft bill on Electoral Reform and week before the preparations of celebrations to mark Labour Day on 1 May.
Friday, 18 April 2014 13:50
Dead bodies, ethics, politics and legal mishaps made a strange mix during Tuesday’s parliamentary session, all said and done in a cool atmosphere, surely because the subject on the agenda of the Private Notice Question of the Leader of the Opposition was more a matter of respect rather than that of marking points to gain political mileage.
Friday, 13 December 2013 14:00
The National Assembly met in session on Tuesday 10 December at 11.40 a.m with the Honourable speaker, Razack Peeroo in the Chair. Items on the Order Paper included a Motion from the Prime Minister and the Second Reading of the Supplementary Appropriation (2013) Bill and of the Sports Bill.
Friday, 15 November 2013 09:00
The National Assembly met on Tuesday 12 November at 11.30hrs with Honourable Speaker Razack Peeroo in the chair. The Order paper included the Private Notice Question of the Leader of the Opposition, Questions to the Prime Minister, the third reading of the Supplementary Appropriation (2012) Bill and resumption of debates on the Appropriation (2014) Bill.
Friday, 08 November 2013 10:05
This Friday afternoon at the National Assembly, the vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mr. Xavier-Luc Duval will present his third Budget. Already economic observers are predicting that the Minister of Finance will have to indulge in an acrobatic exercise to be able to reconcile economic growth and social development.
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Friday, 01 November 2013 09:00
The National Assembly met on Tuesday with the Honourable Speaker, Razack Peeroo in the chair. On the Order paper was exclusively the Supplementary Appropriation (2013) Bill which was read a second time by the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Xavier-Luc Duval.
Friday, 12 April 2013 13:43
This Tuesday’s sitting of the National Assembly was essentially based, during its first part, on a blame game with both sides of the House doing their best at scoring marks at who did nothing to prevent the catastrophic results of the flash floods of 30 March 2013.
Friday, 28 December 2012 11:04
The second session of the fifth National Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday 18 December 2012 after a day of rowdy exchanges of words on one of the numerous scandals which Parliament debated since 8 May 2012. The House stands adjourned until Tuesday 26 March 2013, after having discussed 23 Private Notice Questions during the year after 32 sittings started on 16 April 2012.
Friday, 21 December 2012 11:14
Words and gestures used were beyond acceptance by the Speaker who spent all his goodwill at bringing members to their senses.