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Ministry of Arts and Culture

The Minister

Minister of Arts and Culture, the Honourable Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun

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Name

Prithvirajsing

Surname

Roopun

Marital Status

Married - 4 children

Education

Attorney-at -Law, Masters of Law (LLM)-International Business Law

Career

Professional
 
  •  1978 - 1980 - Secondary School Teacher
  •  1981 - 1985 - Articled Attorney’s Clerk
  •  1986 - Admitted to practice as Attorney-at-Law
  •  1990 - 1996 - Part time Lecturer in law – University of Mauritius
  •  1990 - 2005 - Member of the Board of Examiners Council of Legal Education
 
Political
  • ​ 1995 - General Election – Candidate (MSM) – Constituency No.​15 (La Caverne and  Phoenix)
  •  2000 - General Election – Elected 3rd Member of Constituency No. 14 (Savanne  and Black River)
  •  2000-2004 - Deputy Chief Government Whip
  •  2005 - Appointed Minister of Local Government
  •  2005 - General Election – Candidate (MMM/MSM) Constituency No. 6 (Grand Baie  and Poudre D’Or)
  •  2010 - (i) General Election – Elected 3rd Member of Constituency No. 9 (Flacq and  Bon Accueil)
     (ii) Elected Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly on 18 May 2010 to 06 October
          2014
  • 2010 - Member of Pan African Parliament and Deputy Chair Committee of Transport, Industry, Communications, Energy, Science & Technology
  •  Deputy Speaker as from 18 May 2010 up to 14 March 2012
  •  Elected 3rd Member of Constituency No. 9 (Flacq and Bon Accueil) as from    December 2014
  •  Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment as from December 2014
  •  Member of Parliament as from 22 December 2014
 
 

Interest

Constitutional Issues (National and International)

Residential Address

7, Avenue Willoughby, Quatre Bornes


Phone


(230) 212 8401 (Office)

Fax 

(230) 211 5069 (Office)

E-mail

proopun@govmu.org

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