Press releases

01.10.2014 Valsts kanceleja

The government headed by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma worked towards solving the geopolitical problems related to the strengthening of the field of defence and mitigating the consequences of Russia's economic sanctions, as well as towards promoting prosperity through indexation of pensions and employment measures.

23.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Tuesday, September 23, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met Philip Bennet, Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to discuss selling of Citadele Bank, as well as opportunities for future cooperation between the state of Latvia and EBRD.

23.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Tuesday, September 23, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participated in the Latvia-Japan business forum. The Prime Minister delivered a speech at the forum and met  a delegation of the Japanese entrepreneurs association Koken-Kai, which has arrived to Latvia to familiarize itself with business environment in Latvia and  opportunities for cooperation. 

18.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday, September 18, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloș, during Commissioner’s working visit aimed at discussing the potential consequences of the sanctions of Russia against EU-origin agricultural products.

18.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday, September 18, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met the new Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to Latvia Tõnis Nirk. During the meeting the sides discussed bilateral relations, economic cooperation and Latvia’s preparation for its presidency in the Council of the EU.

12.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Friday, September 12, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, opened the 9th annual Rīga Conference which has become one of the leading foreign and security policy forums in Northern Europe.

12.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Friday, September 12, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, held a meeting with Angel Gurría, Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

11.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday, September 11, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met Olli Kantanen, Ambassador of Finland, during his introductory visit and discussed topical issues, including bilateral relations and cooperation in the European Union.

11.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday, September 11, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met Didier Burkhalter, President of Switzerland. During the meeting the officials discussed bilateral relations, including economic cooperation, as well as the institutional matters of the EU and Latvia's priorities in its presidency in the Council of the EU.

09.09.2014 Valsts kanceleja

On Tuesday, September 9, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, met Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank. During the meeting the officials discussed the development of bilateral relations, the situation in Ukraine and the overall economic development of Latvia and Europe.

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