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Mauritius: Pravind Jugnauth TCI Minister resigns




Pravind Jugnauth, Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation has decided yesterday evening to resign after being found guilty on Tuesday of conflicts of interest in the case of MedPoint clinic.
 
He will submit his resignation letter this morning to the President of the Republic Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. Nevertheless he shall retain his seat as deputy and will remain at the head of Mouvement Socialiste Militant, party of which he is the leader.
 
"I have a lot of respect for all the institutions, particularly the judiciary. I have principles which have always guided me in my political career ... I repeat. We are in a democracy. I have a great respect for our institutions, the judiciary. Moreover, I will appeal against this judgment and I have confidence in judiciary, "said Jugnauth during a press briefing which was held at around 9 p.m.



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