The Mauritius Postal Services issued a set of 4 commemorative stamps on 7th December 1999 to highlight the main achievements of Mauritius during the 20th century.
The stamps denominations are as follows:
R1 - Eradication of malaria, a deadly disease transmitted by the Anopheline mosquito,
Rs2 - Emancipation of women,
Rs5 - Construction of the International Conference Centre at Grand Bay,
Rs9 - Manufacture of special sugars, used mainly in bakery.