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Political calendar of Latvia. May 7 - 10, 2013

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Tuesday, May 7:

Аuthor: SXC-President of Latvia Andris Berzins and Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis meet with Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein Torsten Albig.

-President of Latvia holds the accreditation of the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Georgia, Teimuraz Janjalia and ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ecuador, Mario Guerrero Murgueytio.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with the Blessed Metropolitan of Rīga and all of Latvia, Alexander.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commissions:

-Budget-finance commission discusses the completion of the state budget in Q1 2013.

Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Latvian Code of Administrative Violations and the Law On the Status of the Deputy of the Republic City Council and Municipality Council;

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission reviews amendments to the Religious Organization Law and the Law on Press and other Mass Media;

Education, Culture and Science Commission prepares amendments to the Education Law;

State and Municipal Management Affairs Commission learns the report on Latvia’s preparation for the country’s presidency over the European Union in the second half of 2015;

Social and Labour Affairs Commission reviews amendments to the State Social Insurance Law and State Social Benefits Law;

National Economy Commission discusses the situation in the waste disposal industry after the year 2013.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of consultants of the parliamentary faction of Harmony Centre.

Wednesday, May 8:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis, PM Valdis Dombrovskis, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss. Berzins will also participate in events dedicated to the anniversary of the victory over Nazism and the end of the Second World War.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commission:

Budget-Finance Commission reviews amendments to the Reinsurance Law, Law on Insurance Associations and their Monitoring, Insurance Conglomerate Law and the Law on Credit Institutions;

Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Criminal Process Law;

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission reviews the amendments to the Law on Security of Public Entertainment and Festive Events;

State and Municipal Management Affairs Commission reviews amendments to the Law on alienation of property of a public person;

Social and Labour Affairs Commission reviews amendments to the Law on the Unemployed Job Seekers Support.

Audit Commission learns the results of State Audit’s inspection carried out at the Blood Service.

-Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina meets with Korean embassy’s authorized official Sung Hyun Choi and ambassador of Georgia in Latvia Teimuraz Janjalia.

-Chairman of the parliamentary faction of the Union of Greens and Farmers Augusts Brigmanis meets with the ambassador of Norway to Latvia Jan Grevstad.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Harmony Centre.

Thursday, May 9:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins presents letters of accreditation to Latvia’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom, Andris Teikmanis. Berzins will also meet with representatives of the Latvian Academy of Sciences and its Senate.

-Latvian PM Valdis Dombrovskis participates in the breakfast dedicated to the Europe Day.

Friday, May 10:

-Riga holds the “Cooperation development: Baltic countries’ approach” international conference of the Baltic assembly.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis meets with the ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Latvia and the ambassador of Switzerland.

-Chairwoman of the Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission Inara Murniece meets with official of the Austrian parliament Gisela Wurm.

-Meeting of the state reform management group. A full report on the assessment of state capital association will be presented at the meeting.

-Members of the Reform Party meet with the deputy minister president of Germany’s federal state of Hesse, Jörg-Uwe Hahn.

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