On Monday 4 February, a meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers will be held in the Riga Stock Exchange. The focus of the meeting will be on the current issues on the EU agenda, including the EU budget post-2020, Brexit, regional transport and energy projects, the security of information space and electoral security, as well as relations with Russia, Ukraine and the United States.
Today 24 January, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš underscores the western values-based foreign policy during the Saeima foreign policy debates.
On Wednesday, 23 January, during its extraordinary sitting, the Saeima gave a vote of confidence to the new Cabinet of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.
On Monday 17 December, the Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis attended the meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers (BCM) in Vilnius.
On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis attended the meeting of the European Council in Brussels. The Prime Minister and the rest of the EU heads of state and government discussed the prolongation of existing sanctions against Russia and its aggression in the Azov Sea.
On Friday 14 December, the Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis continued the work of the European Council and attended the Euro Summit in Brussels.
On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis participated in the European Council in Brussels. The Prime Minister and the rest of the EU heads of state and government discussed the multi-annual financial framework for 2021 - 2027.
On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis met with Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian farmers, who were outside the Europa building in Brussels to join the protest for fair direct payments.
On Wednesday 21 November, the government approved the Cabinet of Ministers regulation “Values and Ethical Principles of the Public Administration”, which aims to promote a common understanding of values and ethical principles in public administration, as well as to embody a values-based culture, thus, improving public confidence and ensuring the quality of decision-making.
On Monday 5 November, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft plan “Indicative Railway Infrastructure Development Plan 2018–2022” (Indicative Plan), submitted by the Ministry of Transport. On the basis of the Indicative Plan, the Ministry of Transport (MT) and the State Joint-Stock Company “Latvijas dzelzceļš” (LDz) will conclude a multiannual contract.