Posts tagged as Crisis Management Council

Latvian officials say all is in place for coronavirus response

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Latvia’s government and senior officials from the health sector, border guards and others met in Rīga February 25 under the auspices of the Crisis Management Council (KVP) as part of their preparations for any possible arrival of the coronavirus in Latvia. No cases have been detected yet, but the recent appearance of cases in Italy has raised the potential for a spread of the virus in the rest of Europe. In…

Latvian Prime Minister convenes meeting of Crisis Management Council

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) has convened a meeting of the Crisis Management Council in relation to the outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19 in Europe, the prime minister’s office reported. The Crisis Management Council will hear reports of the Health Ministry and other responsible institutions on the development of the situation and the necessary measures. Karins said after the coalition meeting on Monday that the previous Crisis Management Coucil meeting…

Duklavs to ask EU agriculture commission to provide financial support to drought-stricken farmers

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers), who will be meeting with the European Union’s (EU) Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Affairs Phil Hogan in Brussels on Wednesday, is going to ask for financial support to Latvian farmers who have been suffering massive losses due to a prolonged dry spell and heat, LETA was told at the Agriculture Ministry. Duklavs also plans to discuss with the EU commissioner Latvia’s main concerns regarding…