The High-Level Drugs and HIV Council meeting was chaired by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. Various Ministers, representatives of several Ministries and Non-Governmental Organisations such as the Prévention Information et Lutte contre le Sida, law enforcement officers, as well as representatives of the private sector, were present.
In a statement after the meeting, Minister Husnoo underlined that the recommendations of the National Drug Control Master Plan were at the fore of discussions. The setting up of the High-Level Drugs and HIV Council, namely its organigram and structure, was also discussed during the meeting, he pointed out.
Moreover, Dr Husnoo, underlined that the Prime Minister took stock of the progress made as regards the prevailing situation concerning Aids and Drugs in Mauritius. ‘We also took note of the challenges, gaps and areas of improvement to better address the situation’, he said.
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