FILE PHOTO: Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations Normal Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) – Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth dissolved parliament on Sunday and mentioned the Indian Ocean island would maintain a normal election on November 7.
The nation, a preferred vacationer vacation spot and one in every of Africa’s most secure nations, holds elections each 5 years, with the final one in 2014.
By legislation, the nation has between 30 and 150 days to arrange elections after the prime minister dissolves parliament.
“I’ve suggested the president of the republic to dissolve Parliament and to difficulty the writ for normal elections,” he mentioned in a video assertion, including that voting could be on Nov 7.
Jugnauth, 57, who can also be finance minister will search one other time period as chief of the Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM). He has served as prime minister since 2017 when he took over from his father, Anerood Jugnauth.
Reporting by Jean Paul Arouff; enhancing by Elias Biryabarema; Enhancing by Kirsten Donovan