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Choonee Mookhesswur

Bio-data of Honourable MOOKHESSWUR CHOONEE, MP
(Third Member for Constituency No.6 Grand Baie and Poudre D’or)
Minister of Arts and Culture
Name Mookhesswur 
Surname CHOONEE 
Marital Status Married with two children 
Education Mauritius Institute of Education: PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) Science with Biology;

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India: BSc Medical Technology, Radiotherapy and Radiology;

Punjab University, Chandigarh, India: BSc (Bachlor in Science) Medical Science;

Royal College, Port Louis, Mauritius: SC and HSC Cambridge University.
Career
Professional
Trainee Hospital Physicist;

Education Officer (1977-1991) & (1996-2000);

Ambassador, High Commissioner of Mauritius – India: (2006-2010)

Political
Member of Parliament as from 18 May 2010 to 06 October 2014
Minister of Arts & Culture: (11 May 2010 to December 2014)
Elected third member of Constituency no 6 Grand Baie and Poudre D’or, under the banner of Mauritius Labour Party for “Alliance de L’Avenir”

Social Alliance Campaign Coordinator for Constituencies Nos. 5, 6, 11 and 12: (July 2005 – General Election);

Minister of Local Government and Solid Waste Management: (April 2004 to 08 February 2005);

Independent Member: (as from 08 February 2005);

Deputy Leader: Movement Socialiste Democrate (MSD) (2005);

Elected member of Constituency No. 10 (Montagne Blance and Grand River South East): (September 2000);

Assistant Secretary General, Activist, Responsible for Youth Wing, Central Committee/Politics Bureau Member - Movement Socialiste Militant (MSM): (1983 – 2005);
Minister of Housing and Lands: (September 2000 to January 2003);
Minister of Arts, Culture and Youth Development (1994-1995);
Minister of Arts, Culture, Leisure and Reform Institutions: (September 1991-1994);
Elected member of Constituency No. 12 (Mahebourg and Plaine Magnien: (September 1991);
Interest Indoor and outdoor games, swimming, music, reading, writing, travelling and learning
Residential Address No16, Cape View
Cap Malheureux
Phone Office 212 8401 – 208 0459
Fax 211 5069
Email mchoonee@govmu.org