Joint infrastructure projects linking several European regions give a great impetus to the economic development and simultaneously improve the region's security. Gundars Daudze, Deputy Speaker of the Saeima, stressed this on Thursday, 18 May, at the Polish parliament, while addressing the Summit of Speakers of Central and Eastern European Parliaments. The main topics of the summit were regional security, cooperation in regional infrastructure development, the role of national parliaments in...
On Thursday, 4 May, at the ceremonial sitting of the Saeima in honour of the 27th anniversary of the restoration of the independence of the Republic of Latvia, Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, said: “Throughout centuries Latvians have demonstrated their ability to take charge of their destiny at the decisive turns of events. It is our determination that will allow Latvia to exist forever and not let the sun in our coat of arms ever set”. “27 years ago we were able to...
On Thursday, 27 April, a ceremony for presenting the Latvian passport to the world-renowned artist Mikhail Baryshnikov was held at the Saeima. Today, the Latvian parliament unanimously supported the granting of  Latvian citizenship to Mikhail Baryshnikov for special merit in promoting Latvia. ‘Let the Latvian citizen passport that you are receiving today serve as a proof of the unbreakable ties you have with Latvia. It is also a reminder to you – this is your home where you...
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