On Wednesday, 17 December, the Saeima adopted in the final reading the Law on the State Budget for 2015, the Law on Medium-Term Budget Framework for 2015-2017, one new budget-related law, as well as amendments to 18 other budget-related laws.  The state budget was adopted with 60 votes for, 13 votes against and 21 MPs abstaining.  Among the priorities of the state budget for 2015 is strengthening of national defence capabilities, as well as improving social and national security...
On Thursday, 4 December, the Saeima supported a draft resolution on participation of soldiers from the Latvian National Armed Forces in the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan. This means that until 31 December 2015, the Latvian troops will join the international Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan led by NATO. It is planned to involve up to 30 Latvian soldiers who will assume various advisory and staff officer positions with the aim to support training of local Afghani forces. Ainars...
On Thursday, 4 December, Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, while meeting with the participants of the Conference of the Presidents of the European Parliament, emphasised that “Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will take place at a time of significant institutional change within the European Union – for many of us this is a new beginning. Therefore, I am glad for the active dialogue among the newly elected officials in Latvia and officials at EU...
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Pirmdien, 22.decembrī
12:00  Saeimas Prezidija sēde
13:00  Saeimas priekšsēdētājas V.E. Ināras Mūrnieces rīkotās darba pusdienas Latvijas diplomātisko misiju vadītājiem ikgadējās sanāksmes Rīgā ietvaros
14:00  Mandātu, ētikas un iesniegumu komisijas sēde
15:00  Saeimas priekšsēdētājas V.E. Ināras Mūrnieces tikšanās ar Itālijas Republikas ārlietu ministru V.E. Paolo Gentiloni
16:25  Saeimas Ārlietu komisijas priekšsēdētāja Ojāra Ērika Kalniņa un Saeimas Eiropas lietu komisijas priekšsēdētājas Lolitas Čigānes tikšanās ar ES komisāru kaimiņpolitikas un paplašināšanās jautājumos Johannes Hahn