President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will pay a two-day working visit to Finland on Monday, October 31, when he will meet President of Finland Sauli Niinistö and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister Timo Soini.
Today, October 25, the National Security Council (NSC) reviewed a number of topical issues related to national security. The NDP also took note of the application of the National Armed Forces (NAF) Commander, Lieutenant General Raimonds Graube addressed to President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis, where the NAF Commander appealed to retire him from the office before the end of the term.
At the eve of the 98th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia, the Chapter of Orders awarded 62 highest state awards: 18 Orders of the Three Stars, 10 Orders of Viesturs, and 34 Cross of Recognition 34. The awarding ceremony will be held traditionally on 18 November 2016 in the Riga Castle.
“Commitment of the Saeima to avoid proposing of hasty, ill-considered and previously not discussed issues during the third reading in the future, as well as to work on solutions so that the public would be more explained about draft laws under discussion in the Parliament and adopted laws is appreciated,” said President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis today, October 21, when meeting with members of the Commission for Legal Environment Improvement.
“Under current dynamic and challenging geopolitical conditions, unity of the countries and their ability to overcome splitting decisions are especially important, whether that would be sanctions against Russia, assistance to Ukraine, or migration issues. We and our Estonian neighbours share almost identical view on currently rather restless scene of the world,” said President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during the joint press conference with President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid today.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis welcomes the newly elected President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid at the Riga Castle on Thursday, October 20, who pays an introductory visit to Latvia.
“These young and inspiring persons confirm that ambitious goals in life can only be achieved through hard work,” said President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis in his speech today, when congratulating the winners of the Inspiration Awards and JCI TOYP.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis awarded the highest state award of Latvia, the Order of the Three Stars, to conductor Andris Nelsons and opera singerKristīne Opolais at the Riga Castle on October 18.
“So that significant changes would occur in our country, young and talented people should engage in politics,” emphasized President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during his meeting with the Presidium of the Youth Saeima on Tuesday.
From October 20 to October 21, newly elected President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid will pay an introductory visit to Latvia.