Posts tagged as delegation

Lithuanian MPs to send delegation to Minsk

Friday, August 14, 2020

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, has on Friday backed an initiative to send a delegation to the Belarusian capital Minsk, according to the chairman of the foreign affairs committee, Juozas Bernatonis. The parliamentary foreign affairs committee “unanimously agreed that it will be purposeful to send such a delegation when such a possibility comes, and we will coordinate the programme with the Foreign Ministry” the committee chairman, member of the Social Democratic…

Uzbekistan delegation visits Estonia

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tallinn hosted a training workshop for e-health specialists within the framework of Biennial Cooperation Agreement between the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2018-2019. Representative Office of the World Health Organization in Uzbekistan organized the event. Uzbekistan delegation included representatives of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, ministries of health and finance, National Project Management Agency under the President…

Lithuania presents FIA Motorsport Games delegation

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Five competitors spread across four categories will fly the flag for Lithuania at this year’s FIA Motorsport Games. The Baltic nation will participate in the Touring Car Cup, Drifting Cup, Karting Slalom Cup and Digital Cup when the new multi-disciplinary event takes place at Vallelunga Circuit near Rome. With less than two weeks remaining before on-track action gets underway on Friday 1 November, the Lithuanian Automobile Sport Federation (LASF) –…

Taliban send high-level delegation to Islamabad

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan’s capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a month ago. Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a co-founder of the Taliban and head of their political office in Qatar, will lead the 11-member delegation…

Estonia’s PACE delegation to highlight problems related to Russia

Monday, September 30, 2019

Estonia’s delegation to the Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) said on Monday it will draw attention to the problems caused by Russia at this week’s Autumn Session. Head of the Estonian delegation, member of the Riigikogu Maria Jufereva-Skuratovski (Centre), said it is important that the dialogue continues and Estonia participates in the Assembly. “In this complicated situation, Estonia has to take part in the dialogue and not boycott the work…

MEP Kalniete to observe parliamentary elections in Ukraine

Thursday, July 18, 2019

European Parliament Member Sandra Kalniete (New Unity) will be in Ukraine from July 19 to 22, where she will observe the parliamentary elections in Ukraine. Seven MEPs have been included in the EP’s election observation delegation. Kalniete will observe the election in Odessa, where she will also meet with local politicians and NGO representatives. ”I am confident it is important for Ukraine’s future to continue its euro-Atlantic course, but the…

Delegation of European Court of Auditors to arrive in Latvia today

Monday, May 20, 2019

Klaus Heiner-Lehne, President of the European Court of Auditors, and the court’s member Mihails Kozlovs, are due to arrive in Latvia on a two-day visit on Monday, the European Court of Auditors’ representative Simona Megne told LETA. The delegation of the European Court of Auditors is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity), Auditor General Elita Krumina, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) and Transport Minister Talis…

Trump to meet China’s Xi to try to seal trade deal, progress reported

Friday, February 1, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as Trump and his top trade negotiator both cited substantial progress in two days of high-level talks. Trump, speaking at the White House during a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, said he was optimistic that the world’s two largest economies could reach “the biggest…

Norway Beefs Up Arctic Defences at Russia’s Doorstep

Friday, January 18, 2019

Having partially dismantled its northern defences in the 1990s following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Norway now seeks to re-establish its presence in the strategic area amid rising tensions between NATO and Russia. The Norwegian Defence Ministry plans to invest nearly NOK 2.5 billion ($290 million) rebuilding and expanding its Cold War-era military facilities in the far north. “Our assignment is to establish a presence”, Colonel Jørn Erik Berntsen,…

Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum – press secretary

Friday, January 18, 2019

President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday. Trump, who attended last year’s Davos event, had planned to go again this year but pulled out last week as he grapples with Democrats in Congress over funding for a wall on the…