On 9 November 2021, the MBA CEO and Chair participated in a stakeholder meeting with the new Chairman of the Mauritius Investment Corporation (MIC), Mr. Mark Florman. MIC presented its current scope of action, and invited stakeholder comments and suggestions, as it shapes its future strategies.
On 16 November 2021, the MBA participated in a stakeholder meeting of the COMESA Business Council. Through our membership of the MCCI, we are members of the COMESA Business Council. This is a platform which seeks to develop regional integration, and is in line with the MBA mission to promote the strategic regional development. Members interested in this can contact the MBA.
The MBA is a member of the SADC Banking Association, which operates the SIRESS payment system. The system is currently being upgraded to adopt ISO20022, and a technical meeting was organised on that 16 November 2021. This issue is currently under discussion among the Mauritian banks operating the SIRESS system and the Bank of Mauritius.