Press releases

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.

20.06.2019 Ministru prezidents


On Thursday 20 June, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Ministers of Lithuania, Estonia and Poland and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker signed, in the presence of the European Commission's Vice-President for Energy Maroš Šefčovič, a political Roadmap implementing the synchronisation of the Baltic States' electricity networks with the Continental European Network.

13.06.2019 Saeima

On Thursday 13 June, the Members of the Parliament supported in the third reading the amendments to the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. The changes were needed to ensure consistency between the laws of Latvia and the legal norms of the European Union, as well as to address the shortcomings identified in the Moneyval 2018 report.

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.

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.