Some tension prevailed outside the Government House in Port Louis around 2:00 pm on Sunday September 11. A small group of people were desperate to gain access inside the room where there was a meeting of the crisis committee on FMD.
The police intervened and the situation calmed. This meeting is intended to review the situation after two new farms, and that of Soreefarm and Jhurry farm in Albion, were affected by the disease.
The meeting was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Showkutally Soodhun. The Minister of Agro Industry, Mahen Seeruttun, the Minister for Local Government, Anwar Husnoo, and Muslim clerics were also present at the meeting.