Beebeejaun Mauritius

Beebeejaun justifies govt decision to hike water tariffs

The Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Dr Rashid Beebeejaun will not reconsider his decision regarding the increase in water tariff. This was stated at the Mauritius Telecom Foundation (MTF) CSR event on Thursday at Telecom Tower in Port Louis. Beebeejaun highlighted the fact that compared to other countries, the water tariff in Mauritius is [...]

25 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

Beebeejaun turns to Reunion for green energy

The deputy prime minister Rashid Beebeejaun did the official opening of the ‘Société Fournisseur d’énergies Renouvelables’ (SFER) in Moka on Saturday night. SFER which is based in Reunion Island is specialises in the development of renewable energy. Beejbeejaun said that this is an initiative that goes well with the government’s policy to promote renewable energy. [...]

31 Oct 2011, The Independent Daily

Beebeejaun rejects allegations

Deputy prime minister Rashid Beebeejaun did not wait to hit back at insinuations that he is tied to the MedPoint deal. He was reacting to a front page article in one of the French dailies. According to the article, he had set up the Medinvest company with three members of his family as directors to [...]

19 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily

Ministers discuss water issues with imams

“Government is not waiting till August 1 when Ramadan is expected to begin to take measures to cope up with the looming problem of water shortage. Minister of Public Utilities Rashid Beebeejaun, minister of Housing Abu Kasenally and minister of Labour,Shakeel Mohamed, had a meeting on Monday with the country’s Muslim representatives, mainly the imams, [...]

31 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Water tariffs to increase in April

An increase in domestic and commercial water tariffs is imminent. To that end a ministerial committee is working on the new tariffs which will most probably come into force next month. Chaired by the deputy prime minister and minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Rashid Beebeejaun, this committee is composed of vice prime minister Xavier-Luc [...]

23 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily