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Tuesday June 25 will mark the return of parliamentary questions addressed to the Prime Minister and ministers. Issues relating to police brutality and the Extended Program are gaining attention.

Labor Party (PTr) MP Farhad Aumeer will open the session of parliamentary questions addressed to the Prime Minister. He will ask Pravind Jugnauth about the status of the police investigation initiated around June 2022 into allegations of brutality by the Central Investigation Division (CID) of Terre-Rouge.

Osman Mahomed, also a PTr MP, will question the Prime Minister on the case filed by South Africa before the International Court of Justice. It concerns accusations of violation by the State of Israel of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide in relation to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. He wants clarification on the position of the Mauritian government.

Labor Party MP Mahen Gungapersad will open the parliamentary questions session. He plans to question the Minister of Education, Leela Devi Dookun-Lutchoomun, about the Extended Program. He will ask him to specify the methodology planned to evaluate the students of the 2024 cohort of this program.

The deputy of the Mauritian Militant Movement, Reza Uteem, intends to return to the charge concerning the USD 6 million offered by Saudi Arabia to Mauritius to finance the renovation of mosques. Reza Uteem wishes to obtain details from the Attorney General on this financing.

Labor MP Ehsan Juman will, for his part, ask Finance Minister Renganaden Padayachy for information on a possible shortage of foreign currency on the market. If a shortage is confirmed, he will ask the reasons for it as well as the measures envisaged to remedy it.

Patrick Assirvaden will ask Minister of Utilities and Energy Joe Lesjongard about the Central Electricity Board Manual Workers Pension Fund and the Central Electricity Board Staff Pension Fund. The MP wishes to obtain information on the financial state of these funds.

The Metro Express issue will also be discussed during the next parliamentary session. MP Osman Mahomed will question the Minister of Transport and Light Rail, Alan Ganoo, on the amount paid to consultants to date. He would like to have details on their areas of intervention.

The deputy of the Mauritian Social Democratic Party, Patrice Armance, will question the number 2 of the government and Minister of Tourism, Steven Obeegadoo, on tourist arrivals from January to May 2024. He will ask for information on income.

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