Press releases

On Sunday, 30 May, national delegations to the NATO PA donated books on NATO, defence issues, and the culture and history of their countries to the Latvian National Library. 
Tomorrow, on 28 May, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s (PA) Riga Session will begin. It will continue for five days – until 1 June. The Assembly will be attended by approximately 700 participants – parliamentarians from the NATO PA member states and associate member states, observers, experts and journalists.
The Baltic Assembly (BA) invites works for the annual competition of BA Prizes for Literature, the Arts and Science to be submitted by 1 June 2010. 
On Tuesday, 18 May, the Chairman of the Saeima, Gundars Daudze, met with H.E. Mr. Andrew Soper, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Latvia of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as he paid his accreditation visit to the Saeima. During the meeting, the dignitaries discussed issues such as mutual contacts of both countries, NATO cooperation and preparations for the NATO PA Spring Session, which will take place from 28 May to 1 June in Riga.
On Thursday, 13 May, the Saeima appointed Mrs.Dagnija Staķe as the Minister for Regional Development and Local Governments, and Mr.Didzis Gavars as the Minister for Health. 
The photo contest for schoolchildren, My Secure Latvia, held by the Saeima has ended. Ten of its participants have an opportunity to take an unforgettable trip on board a Navy war ship on 23 May.
On Wednesday, 12 May, Mr. during a meeting with Ms. Chantal Poiret, the new Ambassador of France to the Republic of Latvia, Gundars Daudze, Speaker of the Saeima, discussed interpaliamentary relations between the two countries, as well as preparations for the upcoming NATO PA Spring Session. 
Honourable President of the Republic of Latvia,Honourable President of the Republic of Lithuania,Honourable Speaker of the Estonian parliament,Honourable Prime Minister,Dear colleagues, members of the Saeima,Ministers,Excellencies,Ladies and gentlemen,
On Thursday, 29 April, the Saeima appointed Mr. Aivis Ronis the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
During the Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) in Riga, Latvia, several high foreign officials will address the plenary session. 
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09:00  Eiropas lietu komisijas sēde
10:00  Ārlietu komisijas sēde
10:00  Budžeta un finanšu (nodokļu) komisijas sēde
10:00  Juridiskās komisijas sēde
10:00  Izglītības, kultūras un zinātnes komisijas sēde
10:00  Aizsardzības, iekšlietu un korupcijas novēršanas komisijas sēde
10:00  Valsts pārvaldes un pašvaldības komisijas sēde
10:00  Tautsaimniecības, agrārās, vides un reģionālās politikas komisijas sēde
10:00  Sociālo un darba lietu komisijas sēde
10:15  Cilvēktiesību un sabiedrisko lietu komisijas sēde
12:00  Mandātu, ētikas un iesniegumu komisijas sēde
12:00  Publisko izdevumu un revīzijas komisijas sēde
12:00  Nacionālās drošības komisijas sēde
12:00  Pilsonības, migrācijas un sabiedrības saliedētības komisijas sēde
12:00  Ilgtspējīgas attīstības komisijas sēde
13:10  Ārlietu komisijas Baltijas lietu apakškomisijas sēde
15:30  Cilvēktiesību un sabiedrisko lietu komisijas Mediju politikas apakškomisijas sēde