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Political calendar of Latvia. 20 April – 3 May, 2015

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 27 April:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in the summit of education ministers of EU and Asia.

-Chairperson of Saeima Committee for European Affairs Lolita Cigane meets with President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Parliament Anne Brasseur.

-Chairperson of the Saeima Inara Murniece meets with President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Parliament Anne Brasseur.

-Heads of Unity, Union of Greens and Farmers, National Alliance, Harmony, To Latvia from the Heart and Latvian Regional Alliance meet with President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Parliament Anne Brasseur.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meeting of the 5th Youth Saeima.

-Meeting of the parliamentary committee for the investigation of Zolitude tragedy.

-Meeting of the parliamentary committee for the investigation of the sale of 75% of shares of Citadele Bank.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with French President Francois Hollande in Paris.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Latvian Regional Alliance.

Tuesday, 28 April:

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma travels to Kyiv, Ukraine as a representative of the presiding country in the EU.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Budget-Finance Committee prepares amendments to the Law on the resumption of the activities of credit institutions and investment companies;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews the matter on the alienation of properties for public needs in Carnikava;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee prepares amendments to the Law on the application of punishment of children for educational purposes and Protection of the Rights of the Child Law;

National Economy Committee discusses amendments to the Public Procurements Law;

Audit Committee assesses budget completion indexes of the Latvian state and municipalities in 2015.

Wednesday, 29 April:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma. He will also participate in the summit of EU and Asian transport ministers;

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in the opening of the Baltic Freedom Course mobile exhibition and the final event of the ‘Our 4th May Declaration’ video-contest.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Legal Affairs Committee will review amendments to the Civil-Process Law and multiple other laws;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee holds a meeting in Šiauliai, Lithuania;

National Economy Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Prohibition of Unfair Practices in Retail Trade and Law on Competition;

Social and Employment Matters Committee discusses the matter of improving the process of allocation of disabled status to residents;

Budget-Finance Committee reviews amendments to the Credit Institutions Law and Excise Tax Law;

Education, Culture and Science Committee prepares amendments to the Law on the Organization and Procedures of Industrial Property;

Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee reviews claims received by the Saeima Public Relations Office in March 2015;

Long-term Development Committee discusses the housing policy.

-Meetings of parliamentary committees of the Union of Greens and Farmers and Latvian Regional Alliance.

Thursday, 30th April:

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma travels to Madona and Gulbene with a regional visit.

Friday, 1st May:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins and Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participate in a festive ceremony dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the meeting of the Constitution.

Sunday, 3rd May:

-President Andris Berzins meets with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins and Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participate in the award ceremony of giving World UNESCO Prize for contributing to the freedom of the press.


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