Posts tagged as deputy

It is normal for coalition parties to fight for their interests, but it is important for these efforts not to become destructive

Thursday, July 25, 2019

It is normal for coalition parties to fight for their interests, but it is important for these efforts not to become destructive, the deputy head of the National Alliance’s group at Saeima Janis Dombrava told LETA, commenting the recent disagreements within the coalition. The politician said that political organizations usually try to draw attention to themselves, but that he hopes that the productive work of the coalition will continue. He…

Latvia has a new culture minister – Saeima approves Nauris Puntulis for the job

Monday, July 8, 2019

Latvia’s parliament has appointed ex-Riga City Council deputy, opera singer Nauris Puntulis for the post of culture minister of Latvia with 63 votes in favour and 20 votes against. It is worth mentioning that only Harmony’s members and non-faction deputy Jūlija Stepaņenko, who was originally a member of Harmony, voted against Puntulis as a culture minister candidate. Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš reminded in his speech addressed to the Saeima that…

FCMC head Putnins and his deputy Razane tender resignation letters

Friday, July 5, 2019

The Financial and Capital Market Commission’s (FCMC) chairman Peters Putnins and his deputy Gunta Razane tendered resignation letters today, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) told LETA. Both officials tendered their resignation letters, asking to relieve them of their positions as of July 15, the finance minister said. He informed that he had forwarded the resignation letters to Saeima Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance), asking to review the matter first…