On September 19-20, in Vilnius, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis will participate in the meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers. The most important issues for discussion - energy projects, transport infrastructure, Lithuania’s presidency of the European Council in 2013, as well as issues relating to the euro area. Within the framework of the visit, the Prime Minister will also meet Latvian entrepreneurs in Lithuania.
At the conclusion of the meeting, V.Dombrovskis, Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of Estonia and Andrius Kubilius, Prime Minister of Lithuania will come up with a joint statement that will reflect achievements and future objectives of tripartite cooperation.
On September 20, after the Baltic Prime Ministers’ meeting, the Prime Minister will participate in the season-opening event of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania, during which the Prime Minister will meet Latvian entrepreneurs in Lithuania, as well as representatives of other companies working in the neighbouring country.
The Prime Minister will return to Latvia on Thursday, September 20.
Media opportunities on September 19: 16:00 – opening of the Baltic Council of Ministers’ meeting. TV/photo opportunity at the beginning (hotel: Kempinski Cathedral Square, Presidential Hall, 14/2Universiteto Street). Media representatives shall apply for participation to e-mail: email@example.com or by phone +370 706 63746.
Media opportunities on September 20: 11.45 – press conference of the Baltic Prime Ministers on the issues discussed during the meeting. Arrival of media representatives at 11.30 (hotel Kempinski Cathedral Square, University Hall, 14/2Universiteto Street). Media representatives shall apply for participation to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +370 706 63746.
15.10 – Prime Minister’s participation in the season-opening event of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania. TV/photo opportunity, answers to the media questions. Arrival of the media representatives at 15.00 (Embassy of Latvia in Lithuania, 76 M.K.Čiurlionio Street). Media representatives shall apply for participation to e-mail: email@example.com or by phone: 67082922.
About the Baltic Council of Ministers:
The Baltic Council of Ministers (BCM) is an institution for intergovernmental cooperation between Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia that was established on June 13, 1994. The BCM is responsible for ensuring continuous cooperation at the countries’ executive level. Within the framework of the BCM, the Heads of Government of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia meet regularly to exchange the information on current issues, as well as to discuss the countries’ cooperation at regional level and in different international organizations.
Information about the Latvian Chamber of Commerce:
The Latvian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania was established in 2005. The Chamber unites Latvian businesses and Lithuanian entrepreneurs. Currently, the Chamber has 24 members. The most recognized activity of the Chamber – Namejs Award, competition of the most successful Latvian entrepreneurs in Lithuania that has been taking place since 2007. More detailed information available at: http://www.lccl.lt/LV.php
Press Secretary to the Prime Minister
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Consultant of the Communication Department
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