Following today's meeting of the Financial Sector Development Council, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš announced the decision to implement a substantial financial sector control reform and tasked the Ministers for Finance, Justice and the Interior with drawing up a legislative package by 26 March to be put to the Cabinet of Ministers.
On Tuesday 5 February, during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, the government expressed its support and approved Ieva Jaunzeme to the post of Director-General of the State Revenue Service (SRS).
After the Baltic Council of Ministers’ meeting today, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš stressed that the three Baltic States diverge less than converge.
On Monday 4 February, a meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers will be held in the Riga Stock Exchange. The focus of the meeting will be on the current issues on the EU agenda, including the EU budget post-2020, Brexit, regional transport and energy projects, the security of information space and electoral security, as well as relations with Russia, Ukraine and the United States.
Today 24 January, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš underscores the western values-based foreign policy during the Saeima foreign policy debates.
On Wednesday, 23 January, during its extraordinary sitting, the Saeima gave a vote of confidence to the new Cabinet of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.
On Monday 17 December, the Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis attended the meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers (BCM) in Vilnius.
On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis attended the meeting of the European Council in Brussels. The Prime Minister and the rest of the EU heads of state and government discussed the prolongation of existing sanctions against Russia and its aggression in the Azov Sea.
On Friday 14 December, the Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis continued the work of the European Council and attended the Euro Summit in Brussels.
On Thursday 13 December, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis participated in the European Council in Brussels. The Prime Minister and the rest of the EU heads of state and government discussed the multi-annual financial framework for 2021 - 2027.