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May 26, 2014

Signature of MOU between the National Library of M ...

Signature of Memorandum of Understanding Date : 26 May 2014 A Memorandum of Understanding between the National Library of China and the National Library of Mauritius was signed on Monday 26 May 2014 at 11.30 a.m. at the National Library. The Hon. Mookhesswur Choonee, GOSK, Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr C. Bhugun, Permanent Secretary, Mrs S. Kistamah, GOSK, Chairperson, National Library Board and Mrs T.K. Ramnauth, Director of the National Library represented the Mauritian counterpart while Mr Sun Yigang, Head of Delegation, Director Assistant of the National Library of China and Director of New Technology Research Centre, along with his four members represented the Chinese counterpart. The Agreement contains, among others, the foll ...

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April 25, 2014

World Book Day 2014 Celebrations

​ World Book Day Celebrations 2014 / 12e Festival du Livre Date : 25 -28 April 2013   The National Library in collaboration with various stakeholders celebrated the World Book & Copyright Day at the Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius from Friday 2nd May 2014 to Sunday 04thMay 2014. His Excellency Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK, President of the Republic of Mauritius officially opened the Book Festival on Friday 02 May 2014 at 16.00hrs in the presence of the Hon. Mookhesswur Choonee, GOSK, Ministerof Arts and Culture.  More than 20 exhibitors proposed a large variety of reading materials at reduced prices.  This 3 days event included an array of educational, literary and cultural activities comprising live radio broadcast, launching of ...

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April 23, 2014

Round Table

Round Table : “Role of libraries in the 21st Century: Are they an anachronism in today’s system of education?”   Date : 23 April 2014 To commemorate the World Book Day 2014, a round table was organised on Tuesday 23 April 2014 in the Search Room of the National Library around the theme ‘Role of libraries in the 21st Century: Are they an anachronism in today’s system of education?’. This round table was animated by three persons from library, publishing and teaching professions. The participants were DrSaritaBoodhoo, DrSadaReddi and Mr Jean Louis Boully. Secondary School students and teachers and librarians were invited to attend and participate in the debate.                                       Dr S. Boodhoo, Dr S. Reddi and Mr J.L. B ...

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March 14, 2014

Youth Rally 2014

Youth Rally 2014 Date : 14 March 2014 The National Library participated in the Youth Rally 2014 organized by the Office of the President on 14 March 2014 at the State House, Réduit. On this occasion, the National Library staged an exhibition comprising of rare documents and books on Mauritius and slavery. Around 5,000 secondary students participated in the youth rally.  His Excellency Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK, President of the Republic of Mauritius; Dr. The Honourable Vasant K. Bunwaree, Minister of Education and Human Resources; and Honourable Mookhesswur Choonee, GOSK, Minister of Arts and Culture, visiting the stand of the National Library   Secondary School Students visiting the exhibition mounted by the National Library a ...

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March 11, 2014

National-Day-Celebrations 2014

National Day Celebrations   Date: 11 March 2014   ​The National Library in collaboration with the National Library Staff Welfare Association celebrated the 46th Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius on 11 March 2014 in the Board Room of the National Library. The Director and Staff of the National Library sang the national anthem. On that occasion, Mrs T.K.Ramnauth, Director of the National Library, talked about national unity and team spirit at the National Library.  

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