Mauritius PM dissolves Parliament, calls for general elections

Mauritius Prime Minister
Pravind Kumar Jugnauth has
dissolved parliament and
called for general elections
next month In a video
statement, Mr. Jugnauth said,
he has advised the president
to dissolve Parliament and to
issue the writ for general
elections. He said the voting
will take place on November 7.

Jugnauth, 57, who is also
finance minister will seek
another term as leader of the
Mouvement Socialiste
Militant (MSM) He has
served as prime minister
since 2017 when he took over
from his father, Anerood
Jugnauth The country, a
popular tourist destination
and one of Africa’s most
stable nations, holds
elections every five years
with the last one in 2014