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Political calendar of Latvia. January 20 - 24, 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, January 20:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee. During this meeting, officials will discuss amendments to the Countryside Land Privatization Law.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

Events dedicated to the commemoration of events of 1991:

President of Latvia Andris Berziņš, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis and Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltiņa lay down flowers at the Second Forest Cemetery;

President of Latvia Andris Berziņš meets with Chairman of European Latvian Association Aldis Austers and representatives of the Praesidium;

Commemorative events at the Saeima building;

President of Latvia Andris Berziņš and Estonian Parliament’s Audit Commission’s Chairman Margus Hansns to lay flowers at the Freedom Monument and Bastion Hills;

-Meeting of Reform party.

-Members of Estonian parliament’s Audit Commission’s delegation meet with State Audit and Bank of Latvia representatives.

-Meeting of the Coalition Cooperation Council.

-PM candidate Laimdota Straujuma may announce the composition of the new government.

Tuesday, January 21:

-President of Latvia Andris Berziņš performs the accreditation of the ambassadress extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Iceland, Kristín Ađalbjörg Árnadóttir and ambassadress extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia, Marta Kos Marko.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima committees:

Legal Affairs Committee to review amendments to the Law on Commerce;

Education, Science and Culture Committee to discuss activities of the Higher Education Council and its plans for 2014;

National Economy Committee reviews amendments to the Animal Breeding Law and Aviation Law. Officials of this committee will also discuss the Cabinet of Ministers report on the coming into force of the new Construction Law;

Social and Employment Matters Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Sexual and Reproductive Health;

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

Public Administration and Local Government Committee reviews amendments to the Law Privatisation of State and Local Government Residential Houses.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, January 22:

-Meetings of the standing Saeima committees:

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the Religious Organizations Law and Law on Press and Other Forms of Media;

Members of the Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee meet with Chief Prison Administration Ilona Spure;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee and Social and Employment Matters Committee discuss allocation of assistance to orphans in finding a place to live;

Education, Culture and Science Committee discuss activities of the Agency for International Programs for Youth;

Social Cohesion Committee discusses matters related to the funding of diaspora and children summer camps.

-Meetings of parliamentary factions of Union of Greens and Farmers and Reform Party.

Thursday, January 23:

-President of Latvia Andris Berziņš has a meeting with leaders of the Latvian Olympic Committee.

Friday, January 24:

-Saeima holds a special seminar ‘Healthcare without borders and e-health’. This seminar is organized by the Welfare Committee of the Baltic Assembly.


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