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​​The Honourable

Alan GANOO 

Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade​​

 


Honourable Alan Ganoo, took office as Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail on the 12th November 2019 and Minister of Foreign Affairs
and International Trade as from 06 February 2021 following his election as the first member for Constituency No.14, Savanne and Black River
during the 2019 General Elections.   In his capacity as Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Honourable Ganoo is spearheading the
 second phase of the Metro Express project which is one of the largest and most innovative infrastructure projects ever undertaken in
​Mauritius. ​

He has also set the path to modernise Land Transport through several state-of-the​​-art projects which will be deployed as part of the
Government Programme over the next few years.  Honourable Ganoo also has at heart issues related to the environment and climate change
which he intends to address as part of a holistic, green and safe transportation system.​


During his long political career Honourable Ganoo has assumed the office of Minister in the following ministries:
  •  - Minister of Justice and Attorney-General from 1991 to 1993
  •  - Minister of Housing from 1996 to 1997
  •  - Minister of Public Utilities from 2000 to 2005
  •  - Acting Minister of Fisheries as from 2004 to 2005


  • He has also served in the following positions:
    •  - Speaker of the National Assembly in 1982
    •  - Opposition Whip from 1987 to 1990
    •  - Deputy Chief Whip in 1990
    •  - Leader of the Opposition in 2013

  • Between 2012 and 2015 Honourable Alan Ganoo has been called upon to chair or be a member of the following committees:
    •  - Member of Committee of Selection
    •  - Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee
    •  - Member of the Standing Orders Committee
    •  - Member of the Select Committee on Live Broadcasting of House   Proceedings
    •  - Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee in 2015

    • In May 2015 Honourable Ganoo left the MMM where he was Deputy Leader to take the leadership of the Mouvement Patriotique which 
    • joined the Alliance Morisien in October 2019 and won the General Elections as first member for constituency no. 14. Honourable Ganoo has
    • previously been elected nine times in the same constituency namely in 1982, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2014 and 2019.

    • Honourable Alan Ganoo studied Law at Middle Temple and at King's College, London and has practised as a barrister since 1975. He believes
    • that spirituality is an integral part of an individual's life with universal principles of love and justice for all as a solid base to serve humanity.








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