Friday, November 11, 2011

11/11/11: Officials stop work for 11 minutes at 11 am

----------------------------------------------------------Today is the 11th day of the eleventh month of the 11th year of this millennium. This  exceptional alignment number 1 occurs once a century. For some, this date is a harbinger of great change. Around the world, people will meditate at 11.11am this Nov. 11. In Mauritius, officials will turn off everything for 11 minutes by way of symbolic action against climate change. The Department of Public Service issued a circular asking them to turn off air conditioners, computers and all electrical appliances unless their use are needed. We made ​​a proposal along these lines because climate change affects all the world and we bring this action with a building block , "said Sadien Radhakrishna, President of the Government Services Employees Association.

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