Press releases

Saeima Committee: the Saeima, President and Foreign Ministry should join efforts in implementing foreign policy
On Wednesday, 11 January, members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima met with President Andris Bērziņš to discuss priority tasks of Latvia’s foreign policy and joint actions for fulfilling them.
Members of the 11th Saeima established 40 groups for interparliamentary relations last year.
Last year, the Saeima received 7,091 submissions, almost two thousand more than in 2010.
Since convening for its first plenary sitting on 17 October, 11th Saeima has adopted 53 laws, including 5 new laws and amendments to 48 laws.
As Christmas approaches, a busy and eventful year is coming to an end. Hence we cherish this warm family holiday for bringing peace into our bustling everyday lives, making us forget our worries and calling on us to have faith, love and hope.
The Saeima votes against the proposed amendments to the Constitution on granting the Russian language official language status
On Thursday, 22 December, during its extraordinary sitting, the Saeima did not forward to its committees the Draft Law on the Amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia which envisages granting the Russian language the status of an official language of the Republic of Latvia.
On Wednesday, 21 December, members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima elected Ojārs Kalniņš (Unity) as the new Chairman of the Committee. Kalniņš was the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee during the previous convocation of the Saeima.
On Thursday, 15 December, the Saeima decided to extend the service of soldiers from the Latvian National Armed Forces (NAF) in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. 
Saeima adopts the state budget for 2012 in the final reading
On Thursday, 15 December, the Saeima adopted in the final reading the Law on the State Budget for 2012 and amendments to 29 budget-related laws.
On Friday, 2 December, the European Affairs Committee of the Saeima adopted two declarations urging the institutions of the European Union (EU) to find a solution regarding unequal distribution of EU’s direct payments to farmers and Cohesion Policy funding.
Ceturtdien, 21.septembrī
09:00  Saeimas 2023. gada 21. septembra kārtējā sēde