The Hon Anil Kumarsingh GAYAN, SC
 
Minister of Tourism
 

 

 

Education
 

 

1968                    Laureate Cambridge Higher School Certificate Scholarship (Classical Side) Royal College, Port Louis

 

 

 

1969 – 1972       London School of Economics LLB (Upper Second Class Hons)

 

 

 

1972                   London School of Economics at the Inner Temple London Barrister

 

 

 

1972 – 1973      University of London – LLM with specialization in International Law and Law of the sea

 

 

 

 
 
 
Professional Career
 
 
1973 – 1974        Private Practice of the Bar
 
 
1974                    Joined the Attorney General’s Chambers as Crown Counsel
 
 
1982                    Elected to serve as Member of Parliament
 
 
1983                    Minister of External Affairs, Tourism and Emigration
 
 
1983                    After fresh General Elections appointed as Minister of External Affairs, Tourism and  Emigration
 
 
1989 – 1990      Chairman of the Bar Council
 
 
1991                   Consultant for Geneva based Centre for Human Rights and did consultancy work on Judiciary and Human Rights in Bhutan, Mongolia, Armenia and Togo
 
 
1995                   Appointed Senior Counsel by the President, Republic of Mauritius
 
 
 
Mid Sept 2000 – 2003   Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Co-operation
 
 
Jan 2002                        President of United National Security Council
 
 
Dec 2003                       Minister of Tourism and Leisure
 
 
2007                              Member of the Bar of England and Wales
 
 
2008 – 2014                 Lecturer at the University de la Reunion on International Law with special reference to Collective Security
 
 
Member of African Union (AU) Panel of Eminent persons on Hissen Habre
 
 
2011                              Special Adviser to the Comoros on maritime delimitation issues
 
                            
Chairman of AU panel on qualifications of AU Commissioners
 
 
2014 – 2017                 Minister of Health and Quality of Life
 
 
24 January 2017           Minister of Tourism
to present