Press releases

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.

11.06.2019 Ministru prezidents

Prime Minster Krišjānis Kariņš, during his speech today at “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2019”, stressed the need to introduce the European level regulation for social media platforms.

31.05.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On Friday 31 May, during the High Council meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia  and the Foreign Investors' Council (FICIL), the government and investors agreed on the most important priorities to improve the business environment in Latvia and competitiveness in attracting investm

29.05.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On Friday 31 May, the 23rd High Council Meeting of the Latvian Government and Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia (FICIL) will be held.

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.

16.04.2019 Valsts kanceleja

On Tuesday 16 April, the campaign “See. Hear. Speak.” was launched, by opening the whistleblowers’ contact point at the State Chancellery with a view to raise awareness of the role of whistleblowing in the protection of public interests.

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).