Press releases

10.05.2019 Ministru prezidents


When discussing the strategic objectives of the European Union (EU) for the next five years at the informal European Council meeting in Sibiu (Romania), Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš  stressed that climate change is one of the most pressing EU and global challenges. The countries alone are unable to meet this challenge. They must cooperate actively and take action.

15.05.2019 Ministru Kabinets

During today's meeting with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš stressed that the two countries enjoy a very good and friendly bilateral relationship.  It is important for Latvia and Estonia to implement regional projects in the fields of energy and transport.

13.05.2019 Ministru Kabinets

On Wednesday 15 May, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will pay a working visit to Latvia following his re-election to the post.

17.04.2019 Ministru Kabinets


Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš debated the future of Europe with MEPs and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday.

27.03.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On 17 April, during the EP plenary session in Strasbourg, France, Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, will address the members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the future of the European Union (EU).

26.03.2019 Finanšu ministrija

In light of the commitment of the Government to take immediate measures for strengthening the ability of Latvia to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism, as well as to enhance the regulation for liquidation of credit institutions, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has prepared the amendments to the Law On the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) and the Credit Institutions Law.

07.03.2019 Ministru Kabinets

In the today's meeting with the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä, the Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš discussed the bilateral relations and economic cooperation of both countries, as well as topicalities, security and climate change issues of the European Union (EU).

01.03.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday, 7 March, the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä will arrive in Latvia for a work visit.

20.02.2019 Valsts kanceleja

Following today's meeting of the Financial Sector Development Council, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš announced the decision to implement a substantial financial sector control reform and tasked the Ministers for Finance, Justice and the Interior with drawing up a legislative package by 26 March to be put to the Cabinet of Ministers.