Speech of President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the conference “Towards a State of Latvia. The Latgale Centenary Congress. Peoples’ Forum in Daugavpils” in Daugavpils on 6 May 2017
Speech of President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the Latgale Centenary Congress in Rēzekne on 5 May 2017
Address of President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the military parade to mark the Day of the Restoration of the Independence of the Republic of Latvia in Liepāja on 4 May 2017
“I expect that the political parties adopt a responsible decision on adoption of the new tax guidelines. Tax reform is one of the major priorities of the government, whose implementation may not be delayed,” stressed President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during his meeting with Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis on Wednesday.
“Children's interests and needs must be finally brought into the spotlight. State and municipal authorities should not maintain a system of institutions that do not provide full and harmonious development of the children,” stressed President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during his meeting with Minister of Welfare Jānis Reirs on Monday.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis outlined during his meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People’s Republic of China Mr Zhang Dejiang today that China was a very important partner for Latvia, with whom we intended to intensify co-operation, therefore the active exchange of visits between the two countries was gratifying.
The United States will remain a stalwart friend and ally of Latvia, as US President Donald Trump stressed in his letter to President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis, where he expressed his gratitude for the kind letter of congratulations received in those early days of his presidency.
The movement of Scouts and Guides in Latvia and its fate vividly reflect the history of Latvia in the 20th century, as President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis reminded during his address to the guests of the festive gathering to mark the centenary of Scouting in Latvia at the Riga Latvian Society today.
“International solidarity and a common European Union policy towards Ukraine must be kept strong, because it would be significant support for Ukraine’s efforts to stabilize the situation in the region and promote sustainable peace in the country. Our country and entire Europe are interested in a democratic and economically strong Ukraine,” stated President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during his meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who paid an official visit to Latvia on Tuesday.