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Political calendar of Latvia. April 28-May 4, 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, April 28th:

-Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma will be away on a working visit to USA on April 28th – May 2nd.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee.

Tuesday, April 29th:

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Budget and Finance Committee reviews amendments to the Taxes and Duties Law, Customs Law, Annual Accounts Law and Deposit Guarantees Law;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the Criminal Law;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee discusses work relations with persons who are paid royalties;

Education, Culture and Science Committee prepares amendments to the Constitution of the Latvian Cultural Academy;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee prepares amendments to the The National Guard of the Republic of Latvia Law;

Social and Employment Matters Committee reviews amendments to the Medical Treatment Law;

Audit Committee discusses results of the Saeima’s annual account for 2013.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins works with the Clemency Service.

-Meeting of consultants of Harmony Centre political party.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, April 30th:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins holds a reception for Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of the European Union Member States of the occasion of the 10th anniversary after Latvia joined the EU. The President will also visit the former KGB building or Corner House within the framework of the European Capital of Culture project “Corner House. Case. 1914/2014”

-Meeting of the Saeima faction of Harmony Centre.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

European Affairs Committee to discuss Latvia’s national position for the upcoming meeting of Eurogroup, which will take place May 5th;

Legal Affairs Committee to review amendments to the Code of Administrative Violations;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee to discuss matters regarding safety of bicycle traffic;

Public Expenditure and Audit Committee to discuss financial and technical provision of the country’s police force;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee reviews the project of the European Convention for the Protection of Children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.

Sunday, May 4th:

-A festive meeting of the Saeima dedicated to the Day of the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia. President Andris Berzins and Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma will both participate in this event. Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina will present her speech. The high-rank state officials will then go to the Freedom Monument to lay flowers and participate in the festive award ceremony at the House of the Blackheads.

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