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.

13.08.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš has invited Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, and Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of Lithuania, to visit Latvia on 23 August. The officials will hold a meeting, as well as attend celebration events.

15.07.2019 Ministru Kabinets

At the conclusion of the working visit to the United States, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš notes that the representatives of the US presidential administration and the Congress welcome Latvia’s progress in strengthening both national defence capabilities and improvement of the business and investment environment.

12.07.2019 Ministru Kabinets

On July 9 and 10, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš met with high-ranking U.S. officials in Washington and discussed Latvia-United States bilateral relations, U.S. support for Latvia's security, as well as transatlantic cooperation and international security, the strengthening of the financial sector’s supervision and investment opportunities, acknowledging that the United States is Latvia's strategic partner and a close ally.

11.07.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On Friday 12 July, the State Chancellery will launch an open competition for the post of Chairman of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC). Applicants are encouraged to apply before 12 August.

08.07.2019 Valsts kanceleja

The Cabinet of Ministers approved a draft regulation regarding the selection of candidates for the post of Chairman of the Financial and Capital Market Commission’s (FCMC) Council on 9 July.

07.07.2019 Ministru Kabinets

 

Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš will leave for a working visit to the United States from 8 to 15 July. The Prime Minister will meet with representatives of the US presidential administration and Congress, will have discussions with entrepreneurs, representatives of think-tanks and give interviews to the mass media within the framework of the visit. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet with representatives of the Latvian diaspora in New York and Washington. 

27.06.2019 Ministru Kabinets

 

Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš and Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries and issues regarding the European Union (EU) and security policy during their meeting of 27 June.

13.06.2019 Ministru Kabinets

Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš has commended the Latvian Parliament’s decisive vote to pass landmark reforms to strengthen financial sector supervision into law.

13.06.2019 Valsts kanceleja

13 June marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Baltic Council of Ministers (BCM) in 1994 in Tallinn for the purpose of ensuring cooperation between the governments of the Baltic States. Latvia holds the BCM's presidency this year on a rotational basis.

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