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Mauritius: Electoral alliance between the PTr and the MMM formalised by a written agreement

Navin Ramgoolam of labour party (PTr), and the leader of the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM), Paul Bérenger - photo
Navin Ramgoolam of labour party (PTr), and the leader of the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM), Paul Bérenger - photo
The agreement of electoral alliance between the Labour Party (PTr) and the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) in the context of the forthcoming parliamentary elections anticipated was enacted in writing this weekend by the two main political parties of Mauritius.
Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam of Labour party and the leader of the MMM, Paul Bérenger, signed the official agreement of their union.
The slogan "Un peuple uni, un pays moderne" was chosen by the two new partners to campaign, as reported in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
As a reminder, the Mauritian National Assembly should be dissolved between 5 and 7 October 2014. Sunday, October 12 should also take place the first big political meeting of alliance PTr - MMM campaign.
And legislative elections should be held "at the earliest" in the beginning of the month of November 2014, and this, even if political camps of all stripes a vote scheduled in early December is highly anticipated.
Therefore, in case of victory of the alliance PTr - MMM, Navin Ramgoolam, will then be replaced by Paul Bérenger at the Clarisse House while Navin Ramgoolam be seeking on his side the post of president of the Republic by universal suffrage after members of the island have amended the constitution of Mauritius for the introduction of the second Republic, and the only condition that most Red-purple gets 3/4 seats.
 The second Republic will thus provide the President elected for a term of seven years, on the side of the Château of Réduit, the right of dissolution of Parliament and the head of State will also preside over the Council of Ministers as well as addressing MEPs when it deems appropriate.
The President will also have a right to look at the appointment of Ministers and the President will be responsible for the foreign policy of the country in full consultation with the Prime Minister.

Fabrice François

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