Press releases

13.12.2018 Ministru prezidents

On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian farmers, who were outside the Europa building in Brussels to join the protest for fair direct payments.

21.11.2018 Valsts kanceleja

On Wednesday 21 November, the government approved the Cabinet of Ministers regulation “Values and Ethical Principles of the Public Administration”, which aims to promote a common understanding of values and ethical principles in public administration, as well as to embody a values-based culture, thus, improving public confidence and ensuring the quality of decision-making.

05.11.2018 Satiksmes ministrija

On Monday 5 November, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft plan “Indicative Railway Infrastructure Development Plan 2018–2022” (Indicative Plan), submitted by the Ministry of Transport. On the basis of the Indicative Plan, the Ministry of Transport (MT) and the State Joint-Stock Company “Latvijas dzelzceļš” (LDz) will conclude a multiannual contract.

19.10.2018 Ministru prezidents

On Friday 19 October, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis participated in the 12th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit in Brussels.

18.10.2018 Ministru prezidents

On Thursday 18 October, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and the Heads of State and Government of other European Union (EU) countries participated in the European Council meeting in Brussels where they discussed important issues for Europe with a focus on internal security and migration.

18.10.2018 Ministru prezidents

On Wednesday 17 October, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and the Heads of State or Government of other 26 countries participated in the European Council meeting.

11.10.2018 Valsts kanceleja

On Tuesday 11 October, the Saeima in the final reading supported the Whistleblowing Law with the aim to strengthen the whistleblower protection in Latvia and promote whistleblowing on various violations that can harm the public interest.

25.09.2018 Valsts kanceleja

Today, 25 September, the government approved a comprehensive Action Plan on the recommendations included in Moneyval’s 5th round of evaluation of Latvia’s AML/CTF system. The plan merges existing initiatives and provides a robust framework for all government institutions involved, as well as the private sector, to implement reforms identified by Moneyval’s evaluation system.

20.09.2018 Ministru prezidents

On Thursday 20 September, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis participated in the informal European Council meeting in Salzburg. The focus of this meeting was on internal security, including the security of elections and cybersecurity.

11.09.2018 Ministru prezidents

The Financial Sector Development Council, supported by Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis, has today (11 September) approved an action plan to strengthen Latvia’s anti-money laundering capabilities, and its ability to combat the financing of terrorism and weapons proliferation.