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Political calendar of Latvia. March 24 - 28, 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, March 24th:

-Head of the Latvian delegation to the Baltic Assembly Janis Vucans, his deputy Janis Reirs, Chairman of the Saeima Foreign Affairs Committee Ojars Kalnins meet with the President of the Nordic Council Karin Åström.

-President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš meets with Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis and authors of commentaries to the State President section of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with UK Minister for Europe David Lidington.

-Meeting of Coalition Parties representatives.

Tuesday, March 25th:

-President of Latvia Andris Bērziņš to lay flowers at the Freedom Monument to commemorate the victims of the communist genocide. He will then meet with representatives of the Latvian Union of Politically Repressed and the Commander of the National Forces Raimonds Graube.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma to lay flowers at the Freedom Monument to commemorate the victims of the communist genocide.

-Meeting of the National Security Council.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Budget and Finance Committee reviews amendments to Private Pension Funds Law and Credit Institutions Law;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the Civil Law;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee discusses the possibility of providing television programmes of Latvian state television to Latvian diaspora abroad;

Members of the Education, Culture and Science Committee meet with representatives of the delegation of the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee prepares amendments to the Police Law and the matter of presence of foreign individuals that are unwelcome in Latvia.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Minister.

Wednesday, March 26th:

-Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf XVI and Queen Silvia come to Latvia with an official visit.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

European Affairs Committee discusses the intergovernmental agreement on the Fund for Unified Regulation;

Budget and Finance Committee discusses the basics of the main and special state budgets for 2015-2017;

Members of the Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee meet with Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee prepares amendments to the Regional Development Law.

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

Thursday, March 27th:

-Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf XVI meets with PM Laimdota Straujuma and Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis. The King will also visit Plockmatic Riga and GroGlass enterprises, the military base in Adaži and the seminar ‘What can member states of the Eastern Partnership learn from Latvia?’

-PM Laimdota Straujuma meets with Swedish entrepreneurs and participates in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the German-Baltic Trade Chamber.

Friday, March 28th:

-PM Laimdota Straujuma meets with representatives of the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks. She will also attend the meeting of members of the Latvian Employers’ Confederation.

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