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Political calendar of Latvia. April 15 - 19, 2013

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Аuthor: SXCMonday, April 15:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins has a meeting with Mārtiņš Bičevskis, president of the Latvian Association of Commercial Banks and representatives of the Cleveland Latvian Association.

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis holds a meeting of the coalition working group for matters of European funds and a meeting of the Coalition Parties Cooperation Council.

-Saeima group for cooperation with Hungary’s National Assembly is away on an official visit to Budapest.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Unity.

Tuesday, April 16:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with businessmen who accompanied him during his visit to Ukraine.

-Ambassador of Latvia to Hungary Imants Liegis organizes an official welcome at the Latvian embassy in Hungary.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commissions:

The Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Citizenship Law;

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission reviews amendments to the Children’s Rights Law before the first reading;

Education, Culture and Science Commission reviews the Freedom Monument and the Riga Fraternal Cemetery bill;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission meets with the leadership of the NAF Air Force and visits the Lielvarde airforce base;

State and Municipal Management Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Political Parties Law;

Audit Commission listens to the Economy Ministry’s report on the improvement of the non-banking crediting sector.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, April 17:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in the meeting of the National Defence Council.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis participates in the funeral of the former British PM Margaret Thatcher in London, UK.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commission:

European Affairs Commission discusses Latvia’s national position before the EU Foreign Ministers meeting on April 22; before the EU General Affairs Ministers Meeting on April 22; before the EU Defence Ministers Meeting on April 23;

Budget-Finance Commission reviews amendments to the Taxes and Duties Law and discusses opportunities for the development of the financial services export opportunities;

Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Civil Procedure Law, Law on the Coming into Force of the Criminal Law, Notariate Law and the Law On Orphan’s Courts;

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares the report about the following of the UN Convention on Protection of Children’s Rights in Latvia;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission reviews the necessity to amend the Border Guard Law;

State and Municipal Management Commission prepares amendments to the Residential Homes Management Law;

National Economy Commission prepares amendments to the Construction Law;

Social Cohesion Commission discusses the progress of naturalization initiative and the improvement of coordination in the area of social integration;

Audit Commission discusses the request of State Audit to increase the funding for 2014.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of the Union of Greens and Farmers.

Thursday, April 18:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in the ceremony to swear in judges. He will also meet with Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis is away on a working visit to France.

-Meeting of state secretaries.

Friday, April 19:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins visits the Cēsis State Gymnasium.


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