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    Mauritius Government 1995
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    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Names:
      conventional long form: Republic of Mauritius
      conventional short form:
      Digraph: MP
      Type: parliamentary democracy

      Capital: Port Louis
      Administrative divisions: 9 districts and 3 dependencies*; Agalega Islands*, Black River, Cargados Carajos*, Flacq, Grand Port, Moka, Pamplemousses, Plaines Wilhems, Port Louis, Riviere du Rempart, Rodrigues*, Savanne

      Independence: 12 March 1968 (from UK)
      National holiday: Independence Day, 12 March (1968)

      Constitution: 12 March 1968; amended 12 March 1992

      Legal system: based on French civil law system with elements of English common law in certain areas
      Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

      Executive branch:
      chief of state: President Cassam UTEEM (since 1 July 1992); Vice President Rabindranath GHURBURRON (since 1 July 1992)
      head of government: Prime Minister Sir Anerood JUGNAUTH (since 12 June 1982); Deputy Prime Minister Prem NABABSING (since 26 September 1990)
      cabinet: Council of Ministers; appointed by the president on recommendation of the prime minister

      Legislative branch: unicameral
      Legislative Assembly: elections last held on 15 September 1991 (next to be held by 15 September 1996); results - MSM/MMM 53%, MLP/PMSD 38%; seats - (70 total, 62 elected) MSM/MMM alliance 59 (MSM 29, MMM 26, OPR 2, MTD 2); MLP/PMSD 3

      Judicial branch: Supreme Court

      Political parties and leaders:
      government coalition: Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), A. JUGNAUTH; Mauritian Militant Movement (MMM), Prem NABABSING (less 12 legislators under the leadership of Paul BERENGER, now voting with the opposition); Organization of the People of Rodrigues (OPR), Louis Serge CLAIR; Democratic Labor Movement (MTD), Anil BAICHOO
      opposition: Mauritian Labor Party (MLP), Navin RAMGOOLMAN; Socialist Workers Front, Sylvio MICHEL; Mauritian Social Democratic Party (PMSD), X. DUVAL; MMM-Berenger Faction, Paul BERENGER
      Other political or pressure groups: various labor unions
      Member of: ACCT, ACP, AfDB, C, CCC, ECA, FAO, G-77, GATT, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICFTU, IDA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, IMF, INMARSAT, IMO, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IOC, ISO (correspondent), ITU, LORCS, NAM, OAU, PCA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

      Diplomatic representation in US:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Anund NEEWOOR
      chancery: Suite 441, 4301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008
      telephone: (202) 244-1491 or 1492
      FAX: (202) 966-0983
      US diplomatic representation:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Leslie ALEXANDER
      embassy: 4th Floor, Rogers House, John Kennedy Street, Port Louis
      mailing address: use Embassy street address
      telephone: [230] 208-9763 through 208-9767
      FAX: [230] 208-9534

      Flag: four equal horizontal bands of red (top), blue, yellow, and green

      NOTE: The information regarding Mauritius on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mauritius Government 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mauritius Government 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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