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Valdis Zatlers

Valdis Zatlers

Annual Report 2009

The activities of President Valdis Zatlers in 2009 in numbers

National honours

 248

 

Legislation:

 
Proclaimed laws
 407
Requests for secondary review of laws
 18
Laws submitted to Parliament for secondary review
 1
Legislative initiatives
 2

Petitions before the Constitutional Court on the constitutionality of laws

1

 

Judges appointed

 15

Meetings with representatives of NGOs

 40

Places visited in Latvia

 47

Visits to general and professional schools

 28
          (Minority and bilingual schools)
 
 6

Taught lessons by the President at schools

 28

Visits to Latvian companies

 30

Interviews with the local and international media

 55

Foreign policy:

 
Accredited foreign Ambassadors to Latvia
 21
Accreditation letters issued to Latvia’s Ambassadors to other countries
 14
Visits abroad
 20
          (State visits)
 5
Visits to Latvia by other officials
 7
           (State visits)
 
 2

Officer ranks presented by the President

 4

Requests for clemency:

 
Requests for clemency
 1038
Clemency cases prepared in accordance with the Law on Clemency
 512
Clemency cases reviewed by the President
 387
Clemency cases approved by the President
 
 37

Correspondence:

 
Letters addressed to the President
10287
Greetings addressed to the President
663