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Political calendar of Latvia. January 7 – 11, 2013

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Monday, January 7:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins has a meeting with the head of the European Commission office in Latvia, Inna Šteinbuka .

-Meeting of the Board of Reform Party.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Cooperation Council.

Tuesday, January 8:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins has a meeting with the general director of the State Forest Service, Andis Krēsliņš and Parliamentary State and Local Governance Committee Sergey Dolgopolov.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima commissions:

Saeima Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Civil Law and the Law on Bailiffs, Law on Notaries, Mediation Law and the Civil Process Law.

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission reviews amendments to the Prosecutor’s Office Law, Law on State Security Organizations and the State Secret Law.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, January 9:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics and PM Valdis Dombrovskis.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis holds a number of meetings – with the ambassador of Japan to Latvia Toshiyuki Tagua; ambassador of France to Latvia Chantal Poiret and officials of the parliamentary faction of the Greens’ and Farmers’ Union.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

The Budget-Finance Commission reviews amendments to the Law on Credit Institutions and the Law on Taxes and Duties.

The Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Law on Court Power and the Law on Providing Activities of the President of the State.

Members of the Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission discuss the work of State Police in the field of cybercrimes and copyright protection.

Members of the State Management and Municipal Affairs Commission meet with representatives of the Diena newspaper’s business-club to discuss questions related to the reduction of the administrative burden.

Thursday, January 10:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with representatives of the Latvian Employers Confederation.

-Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevic arrives in Latvia.

-Meeting of the Coordination Council for large and strategically important investment projects.

Friday, January 11:

-Members of the Parliamentary Commission on European Affairs discuss achievements in foreign policy and the solving of problems related to EU membership.

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