On Friday 8 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis opened the business forum hosted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Tokyo, as well as met with Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman of JETRO.
On Friday 8 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Ken Matsuzawa, President of the International Friendship Exchange Council in Tokyo, as well as with managers of leading Japanese companies who are interested in opportunities for business development in Latvia.
As a result of effective representation of state’s interests, Latvia has recovered litigation costs of 1.28 million euros from Indrek Kuivallik, which incurred during the international arbitration proceedings in "Winergy" case, and these funds have been transferred to the state budget.
The Government approved the regulations of the Suprainstitutional Coordination Council of the Rail Baltica project in Rīga at the sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of 7 November with a view to involve competent authorities and other stakeholders in the implementation of the Rail Baltica project in Rīga, thus contributing to the comprehensive and smooth development of the project-related territory.
The Third Action Plan for Open Government Partnership of Latvia will promote public participation in decision-making, progress towards "zero bureaucracy", as well as the strengthening of ethical values in public administration and transparency in decision-making, procurement procedures and state-owned capital companies.
On Saturday 4 November, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis participated in the Latvia-India Transport and Logistics Conference in Mumbai (India).
On Saturday 4 November, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of the state of Maharashtra in India. The meeting mainly focused on cooperation in the fields of education, science and culture.
On Friday 3 November, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Prime Minister of India Narendra Damodardas Modi in Deli (India).
On Thursday 19 October, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission (EC) in Brussels.
On Thursday 5 October, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis held a meeting with Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development in Rīga.