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Political Calendar of Latvia. 13 – 17 June 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 13 June:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee.

-Best players, coaches and referees of Latvian Youth Basketball League are congratulated at the Saeima.

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis participates in a guest event of Saber Strike 2016 military exercises at Adazi.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Latvian Regional Alliance.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Council.

Tuesday, 14 June:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis participates in ’75 years since the deportation of 14 June 1941’ conference organized by Children of Siberia Foundation. Vejonis will also participate in a flower-laying ceremony at the Freedom Monument.

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis participates in an event dedicated to the commemoration of victims of Soviet genocide at the Freedom Monument.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Members of the Budget Finance Committee and Audit Committee will discuss results of re-estimation of state budget expenditures and proposals for the budget’s development in 2017-2019;

Legal Affairs Committee views amendments to Latvian Code of Administrative Violations;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee discusses Culture Ministry’s presentation on improvements for management of social electronic mass media;

Members of the Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee visit the centre for addicts of the Prison Administration;

National Economy Committee views amendments to the Law on Maritime Safety and Management of Marine Affairs and Law on Turnover of Alcoholic Beverages;

Education, Culture and Science Committee views amendments to the Law on the Occupation of Latvia;

Budget-Finance Committee views amendments to the Value Added Tax Law and the collective application of Latvian citizens ‘On reduction of VAT on electricity and gas’.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, 15 June:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis meets with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis.

-Prime Minsiter Maris Kucinskis participates in ‘Challenges for Latvia’s tax policy’ conference.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

National Economy Committee views amendments to the Law on Governance of Capital Shares of a Public Person and Capital Companies and Law on Veterinary Medicine;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Festive and Commemorative Dates;

Legal Affairs Committee discusses the report on improvement of work of the Judicial Affairs Council;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee views amendments to the Law on Structure of State Administration;

European Affairs Committee discusses Latvia’s national position at the meeting of EU Employment, Social Policy, Healthcare and Consumer Rights Ministers on 16-17 June and ECOFIN meeting on 17 June;

Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee views the case on breach of Saeima Ethics Code by deputies Edgars Putra and Augusts Brigmanis.

Thursday, 16 June:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis takes part in the last plenary meeting of Saeima summer session.

Friday, 17 June:

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis travels to Sweden with an official visit.

-Meeting of Saeima European Affairs Committee. During the meeting, members of the committee will discuss Latvia’s national position at the following meetings: the meeting of EU Common Affairs Committee on 24 June; Meeting of EU Environmental Ministers on 20 June and ECOFIN meeting on 27-28 June.


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