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Political calendar of Latvia. October 28 – November 1, 2013

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

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins has a meeting with the chairman of the Constitutional Law Commission, Egils Levits and National Auditor Elita Krūmiņa.

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis participates in the meeting of heads of government of the Baltic and Nordic countries in Stockholm.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Reform Party.

Tuesday, October 29:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins performs the accreditation of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Mongolia, Adiya Ganbaatar.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Cooperation Council.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

National Economy Commission reviews amendments to the following laws: Law on the Latvian Environmental Protection Fund, Law on the protection and management of the marine environment, Law on Kemeri National Park, Law on Privatization Certificates, Law on The Services of Public Transport and Law on the Road Transport;

Social and Labour Affairs Commission review amendments to the Law on State Social Benefits and Maternity and Illness Insurance Law;

Budget-Finance Commission discusses the planning of expenses for state debt;

Judicial Commission reviews amendments to Mediation Law and Civil Process Law;

Human Rights and Social Affairs commission reviews amendments to Law on Press and Other Forms of Mass Media, Law on Limitation of Pornography and Law on Protection of the Rights of the Child;

Education, Science and Culture Commission discusses actual matters in the field of libraries in Latvia;

Defence, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission prepares amendments to the Immigration Law.

-Cabinet of Ministers meeting.

-Meeting of consultants of Harmony Centre.

Wednesday, October 30:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in the concluding plenary session of the Lettonica V Congress, including a ceremony to award the status of patron of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis participates in a discussion organised by Robert Bosch Stiftung in Stuttgart.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

Applications Commission to discuss Latvia’s national report on the completion of requirements of the UN Convention “On the Rights of the Child”;

Budget-Finance Commission discusses the draft of the 2014 sate budget in the second reading;

Judicial Commission reviews the matter of alienating real estate property of Novadnieki in Ventspils;

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission discuses the model of free television services after January 1, 2014, which was offered by the National Council on Mass Media;

Defence, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission prepares amendments for Law On the Handling of Weapons.

-Meetings of parliamentary faction of Harmony Centre and Union of Greens and Farmers.

Thursday, October 31:

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis meets with President of the Eurogroup and the Minister of Finance of the Netherlands Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

-Meeting of the Saeima Budget-Finance Commission. During this meeting, the draft of State Budget of 2014 Law will be discussed.

Friday, November 1:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins is away on a working visit to Kraslava.

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