“The decision on the funding for the regional interconnection - Poland-Lithuania gas pipeline, and on the implementation of the project is of outmost importance for Latvia. This project will terminate Latvia's energy dependence and create a viable alternative to gas supplies," says Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia.
On Friday, October 3, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma and Minister for Finance Andris Vilks met the new owner of Liepājas Metalurgs Valery Krishtal, Head of the Ukrainian company KVV Group and Administrator of Liepājas Metalurgs Haralds Velmers to discuss the strategy for future development of Liepājas Metalurgs and the new owners' plans.
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.
On Thursday, October 16, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma held a meeting with Steinar Egil Hagen, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to the Republic of Latvia.