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Political Calendar of Latvia. 25 – 29 April 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 25 April:

-Meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers. During this meeting, officials will discuss the matter of improving the order of lease of a public person’s property.

-Parliamentary working group managed by independent Saeima deputy Artuss Kaimins discusses the transition report regarding the exit of social mass media from the advertisement market.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Council.

Tuesday, 26 April:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis participates in an oath-giving ceremony of Judge Daiga Rezevska of the Constitutional Court of Latvia; meets with Governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics.

-Saeima work group for cooperation with the German parliament meets with German ambassador to Latvia.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Budget-Finance Committee discusses initial results of initial indexes of fiscal space and expenditures of ministries throughout 2017-2019 as part of Latvia’s Stability programme;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee discusses broadcast restrictions of RTR Rossiya in Latvia;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee prepares amendments to the Civil Protection and Catastrophe Management Law;

National Economy Committee prepares amendments to the Competition Law in the third reading;

Social and Employment Matters Committee prepares amendments to the Psychologists Law;

Education, Culture and Science Committee discusses the main directions and problems in the field of special education;

Members of the Public Administration and Local Government Committee meet with members of the Council for Development of Kurzeme region;

Audit Committee discusses the realization of the budget in Q1 2016.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, 27 April:

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

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

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

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee discusses the draft On Status of Participants of WWII;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee discusses the use of UAVs in Latvia’s airspace;

Budget-Finance Committee views the draft On Customs and amendments to the State Revenue Service Law and Excise Tax Law;

Education, Culture and Science Committee views amendments to the Higher Education Institutions Law, Education Law and Law on Alienation of Public Property;

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

Social and Employment Matters Committee views amendments to the State Social Insurance Law and the draft On Retirement Pension for Workers of the State Probation Service;

Thursday, 28 April:

-Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis travels to Germany with a two-day visit.

-Port Hotel in Adazi hosts a conference on planning management of natural territories.

Friday, 29 April:

-Meeting of the 6th youth Saeima.

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