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Yusuf Abdul Razack Mohamed Passes Away

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It is with great sadness that we learned the death of Mr. Yousuf Mohamed GOSK. It is his son Shakeel who announced the news on his Facebook page.  Yusuf Mohamed was a leading figure in politics and in judicial affairs. Le Matinal Media presents its sincere condolences to the family affected by this immense loss.

Here is a summary of his brilliant career ( from the profile of his Chambers) :

1961 – Yousuf returned to Mauritius after the completion of his academic studies and started practising at the Mauritian Bar as Barrister.

1963 – He left Mauritius for the Faculté de Droit – Paris to study French Law.

1965 – Returning from his studies, he resumed his practice at the Bar.

1967 to 1976 – Yousuf served as an elected Member of Parliament.

1976 to 1979 – He served as Minister of Labour and Industrial Relations.

1979 – Yousuf had the privilege of being appointed as Ambassador to Egypt with accreditation to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

1981 to 1987 – He was elected to Parliament again and served as Deputy Speaker.

1981 – Yousuf resumed his practice at the Bar

July 1995 – He was elevated to the position of Senior Counsel (S.C.)

2003 – Yousuf was conferred the title Grand Officer of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (G.O.S.K) by the President of the Republic.

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