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Political calendar of Latvia. October 29 – November 2, 2012

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Monday, October 29:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee, during which amendments to the Law on Credit Institutions, Land Management Law, Civil Law, Alienation of Property of a Public Person Law, Agriculture Development Law, and the Law on Self-Governments.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with the organizers of the Big Cleanup and junior officers from the Latvian National Defence Academy.

-Chairman of Reform Party meets with ambassador of USA to Latvia Mark Pekala.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis partakes in the meeting of leaders of Nordic and Baltic governments in Helsinki, Finland.

-Meeting of Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Reform Party.

Tuesday, October 30:

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

Defence, Internal Affairs, and Corruption Prevention Commission meets with the results of State Police’s report “Information regarding illegal alcohol, cigarette and narcotics trading spots.”

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares the Law Prohibition of Discrimination in regard to Persons Performing Business Activity before the third reading.

State and Municipalities Management Commission prepares amendments to the Law on Pre-Election Agitation before the third reading.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins has a meeting with the Clemency Service; accredits the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Paraguay, Raúl Alberto Florentin Antola, and meets with Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meeting of consultants of the parliamentary faction of Harmony Centre.

Wednesday, October 31:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with PM Valdis Dombrovskis, and partakes in the award ceremony of the Latvia’s most beautiful farms contest.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis meets with ambassador of Japan in Latvia.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commissions:

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Law on Orphan’s Courts.

Education, Culture and Science Commission prepares amendments to the Copyrights Law before the second reading.

Defence, Internal Affairs, and Corruption Prevention Commission discusses results, problems, and possible resolutions of prevention of acts of smuggling performed by organized groups.

State Management and Municipalities Commission discusses the possible improvements to the www.latvija.lv portal to allow individuals to submit applications to state and municipal institutions. The commission will also discuss further development of the portal’s government e-services.

The Revisionary Commission reviews the results of the Central Land Commission’s audit.

Social Cohesion Commission discusses equal attitude towards veterans of the Second World War.

-Meetings of parliamentary factions of the Greens’ and Farmers’ Union, Reform Party, and Harmony Centre.

Thursday, November 1:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts.

Friday, November 2:

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis partakes in the meeting of Tripartite Eurogroup Commission.

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