Posts tagged as cover

Cover your nose and mouth on public transport!

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

New rules come into force on public transport May 12 as part of Latvia’s ongoing COVID-19 response. Passengers must now cover their nose and mouth during journeys. While medical-type masks are acceptable for such a purpose they are not compulsory. A scarf, handkerchief or other form of improvised face covering will also be acceptable. It is the responsibility of the carrier to inform passengers of the requirement to use a mouth…

I am against raising taxes to cover budget deficit – Latkovskis

Monday, November 25, 2019

The head of New Unity’s group at Saeima Ainars Latkovskis told LETA that he is against raising taxes to cover the budget deficit, which is why he too is against the recent proposal to increase the budget deficit. Laktkovskis told LETA if it decided to increase the budget deficit, then this would mean that financing will have to be sought to pay back the borrowed amount. This would mean raising…

Road Transport Directorate needs EUR 16 million to cover losses of public service providers

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Road Transport Directorate in this year’s budget needs additional EUR 16 million to pay government subsidies in compensation for losses of public transportation services providers, the directorate’s board chairman Kristians Godins told LETA. “The public transport system should change. Every year there is a shortage of money. We should efficiently combine the ways of public transportation,” said Godins, adding that also service quality should be increased so that people…

Estonian minister: EU could cover part of EUR 70 mln maintenance of eastern border

Friday, August 17, 2018

According to Interior Minister Andres Anvelt it is likely that the cost of maintaining Estonia’s eastern border with Russia, which is currently forecast to total 70 million euros in the next 10 years, will be mostly funded from European Union funds. “When we look at the financing from European Union funds so far, then we must consider that in case of the maintenance of technical surveillance on the border there is the…