Mauritius moves to help President Ramgoolam and Prime Minister Berenger with new electoral pact

Sep 21, 2014

Mauritius moves to help President Ramgoolam and Prime Minister Berenger with new electoral pact
An Electoral Alliance Agreement signed on September 20 between the MLP and the MMM was reported by L'Express Newspaper of Mauritius.

The Mauritius Labour Party (MLP) and the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) hereby agree to enter into an electoral alliance agreement for the next general elections.

The agreement outlines a framework for an inclusive and a power sharing government and states some key rules and procedures that constitute the underlying foundation of our partnership.

The agreement is structured as follows:

1. Preamble
2. The main policy content of our agreement
3. Electoral Reform
4. Constitutional modernisation and Second Republic
5. Electoral Alliance
6. Government Formation
7. Two legislative agenda priorities
8. Election of the President and the Vice-President
9. Permanent Coalition Committee
10. Conclusion

1. Preamble

This document summarises the policy agenda and the core principles governing the alliance between our two parties, our shared desire to contest the next general elections together and to work in the national interest, the main objectives that would govern the coalition upon assuming power and the cooperation framework for a new Government.

It is based on a clear and coherent power sharing agreement underpinned by a strong, stable and effective government. It provides a basis to foster trust and confidence to govern the country together. We are putting national interest ahead of party interest.

2. The main policy content of our agreement (full document here)


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