President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis calls on the Saeima to decide so that the President of Latvia would be elected by popular vote and the powers of the Head of State would be expanded already in 2019. On Thursday, 22 June 2017, when addressing the MPs of the Saeima at the concluding meeting of its spring session, Raimonds Vējonis stated that the people of Latvia were dissatisfied with the procedure of public administration and decision-making protractedly. It could be improved by expanding the powers of the President of Latvia and of the Prime Minister in the formation of the government and in the implementation of the government programme.
Tuesday, 27. june
Participation in the summer camp of Assistance Center Spēkavots, the First Lady of Latvia Iveta Vējone also participates