President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will pay a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, on November 23 and 24 to attend the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Summit.
My fellow Latvians, guests and friends! My sincerest greetings to you on Latvia’s birthday!
Madame Speaker! Prime Minister! Your Excellencies! Generals, officers, servicemen and women! Ladies and gentlemen!
The ceremonial events in the Riga Castle on Tuesday, November 14, marked the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the office of the President of Latvia. When opening the conference dedicated to this historic event, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis emphasised the significant legacy of Latvia left by Jānis Čakste, the first President of Latvia elected by the Saeima on 14 November 1922.
Today is the day to commemorate Latvia’s heroes. Here, now I bow my head to the heroes.
“Latvia has always been and will be an active participant in the process of exchanging ideas on Europe,” emphasised President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis while participating in the festive events to mark the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in the German city of Wittenberg, where leaders from European countries gathered on Tuesday, October 31. The ceremony took place at the Wittenberg Castle Church, where the cleric Martin Luther made his theses public in 1517.
“The European Union’s foreign policy should continue prioritising the Eastern Partnership,” stressed President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis on Tuesday, October 24, during his meeting with the President of the Senate of the Romanian Parliament Mr Kalin Popescu Tariceanu in the Riga Castle.
“The Supreme Court with its example and contribution, self-restraint and others, must strengthen justice and the rule of law in our country and be a model for other courts and the entire community of lawyers,” stressed Raimonds Vējonis while visiting the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia on Monday, 23 October 2017.
“I encourage everybody to build one’s monument to Latvia. We can do that with our knowledge and our daily work,” appealed President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the ceremony to mark the opening of the Freedom Monument after reconstruction on Thursday, October 19. “Our knowledge, the achievements of our people, our daily work are the basis of a strong country and a strong society. It will be our present on the Centenary of Latvia,” stated Raimonds Vējonis.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis met with Vice-President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Ms Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and the delegation on Thursday, 19 October 2017.