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Political calendar of Latvia. 22 – 26 August, 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 22 August:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis leaves his temporary residents in the House of the Blackheads. The president will return to the Riga Castle.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee. During this meeting, officials will discuss the plan for the preservation and development of the Song and Dance Celebration in 2016-2018.

-Meeting of the City Property Committee of Riga City Council.

-Two seminars dedicated to education for adults will be held at the Education Centre for Adults in Kuldiga.

-Meeting of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees. During the meeting, members of the trade union will discuss the future development in the context of the teachers’ pay reform. Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis will attend this meeting.

-Foreign Affairs Ministry holds a round-table discussion on the 25th anniversary of the restoration of cooperation between Baltic States and Nordic countries.

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis hosts a meeting of the Coalition Parties Council.

-Annual meeting of heads of parliaments of Baltic States and Nordic countries in Riga.

Tuesday, 23 August:

-Meeting of the Public Affairs Committee of Riga City Council.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee. During the meeting, officials will discuss amendments to the Law on the Structure of State Administration and Law on Taxes and Duties.

-Commemorative event ‘Fiery way of the Baltic Sea and Black Sea’ organized at the Freedom Monument by the National Alliance.

-Latvia’s Zemessardze celebrates 25 years since its foundation.

Wednesday, 24 August:

-Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis takes part in a regional seminar in Daugavpils, which will gather heads of regional education administrations and education experts.

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis hosts a meeting of the Council for Innovations.

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

-Ģimenes attīstības un kultūras centrs Alise association hosts a seminar titled ‘Person’s understanding of the term security in the context of education contents, problems of different social groups and possible solutions.’

Thursday, 25 August:

-Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis takes part in a regional seminar in Aizkraukle.

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis takes part in a meeting of the Latvian Large Cities Association.

-Meeting of foreign affairs ministers of Baltic and Nordic countries.

-Meeting of state secretaries.

Friday, 26 August:

-Welfare Minister Janis Reirs takes part in a discussion on changes in regional policy. The meeting will take place in Ozolnieki.

-Press conference of foreign affairs ministers of Baltic and Nordic countries in Ziemelblazma cultural palace.

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis travels to Daugavpils and Kraslava to take part in an informal meeting of prime ministers who are part of the Baltic Security Council.

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