Posts published in Day: April 9, 2019

Dual citizenship as a key agenda at Seimas and Lithuanian World Community meeting

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

A joint commission of the Seimas and the Lithuanian World Community (LWC) is starting its meeting in Vilnius on Tuesday, with May’s dual citizenship referendum being a key issue on the agenda, the parliament said. In the May 12 referendum, voters will be asked to decide whether to allow dual citizenship to citizens of countries meeting “Euroatlantic integration criteria”, with a list of such countries to be set by a…

Organization of women’s European championship in basketball in Latvia is under threat

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Organization of FIBA Women’s EuroBasket in Riga and chances of basketball players to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are under threat, said the board of the Latvian Basketball Union (LBS). LBS reported that the National Sports Council on March 28 decided not to allocate funds for organization of the women’s European championship in Riga, while the Riga City Council decided to co-finance just 25 percent of the estimated…