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Political calendar of Latvia. January 21 – 25, 2013

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Monday, January 21:

-Deputy Director of the Judicial Department of the State Chancellery Ivars Mekons presents amendments to the Public Procurements Law to the members of the Saeima National Economy Commission.

-Andrey Klementyev, a comrade of the Saeima Chairwoman, meets with the ambassador of Uzbekistan to Latvia Afzal Artykov.

-Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina meets with journalists who worked during the barricades of 1991.

-Emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, during which the Guidelines of the Euro Adoption Coordination Council and Latvia’s national position will be discussed.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Commission.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Cooperation Council.

Tuesday, January 22:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins holds a farewell visit of the ambassadress extraordinary and plenipotentiary of France, Chantal Poiret. Berzins also holds the accreditation of the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Romania, Dan Adrian Balanescu and ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Bernard Tanoh-Bouchoue.

-Saeima officials meet with Georgia’s Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration Alex Petriashvili.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

The Budget-Finance Commission reviews amendments to the VAT Law, Fiscal Discipline Law and the Euro Adoption Law.

The Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Civil Law, Notariate Law and the Orphan Courts Law.

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Electronic Mass Media Law.

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission reviews amendments to the Law on the Law on Circulation of Explosives Intended for Civilian Use and the Military Service Law.

State and Municipality Management Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Law on Municipalities.

Members of the National Economy Commission discuss the increase of prices on electrical energy and the influence of this process on national economy and the possibility of limiting the increase of the price of electrical energy.

Social and Labour Affairs Commission prepares amendments the Medical Service Law.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meeting of consultants of the Harmony Centre union of political parties.

Wednesday, January 23:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in the “Actions and Solutions for the Development of Latvia’s Regions” forum.

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis participates in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

Budget-Finance Commission reviews amendments to the Fiscal Discipline Law.

Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Latvian Code of Administrative Violations.

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission learns the concept of the creation of a new social electronic mass media.

Education, Culture and Science Commission prepares amendments for the Latvian National Opera Law.

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission evaluates Latvenergo’s readiness to restore energy supply in case of large-scale malfunctions.

National Economy Commission reviews amendments to the Law on Forests, Law on Pollution and the Construction Law.

Social and Labour Affairs Commission discusses the state support system for patients sick with celiac disease.

The Audit Commission evaluates the results of the audit on legality of use of state budget funds by the National Armed Forces for use and maintenance of land transport.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of Harmony Centre.

Thursday, January 24:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins participates in a foreign policy debate in the parliament.

-Meeting of State Secretaries.

-Riga holds a New Year’s reception for foreign ambassadors in Latvia. President Andris Berzins will participate.

Friday, January 25:

-Parliamentary Commission for European Affairs discusses Latvia’s national position before the meeting of the Council of Agriculture and Fishery Ministers, which is scheduled for January 28-29.


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