“I encourage everybody to build one’s monument to Latvia. We can do that with our knowledge and our daily work,” appealed President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the ceremony to mark the opening of the Freedom Monument after reconstruction on Thursday, October 19. “Our knowledge, the achievements of our people, our daily work are the basis of a strong country and a strong society. It will be our present on the Centenary of Latvia,” stated Raimonds Vējonis.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis met with Vice-President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Ms Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and the delegation on Thursday, 19 October 2017.
“Local governments facilitate long-term investment in the future development of production in Latvia by strengthening the opportunities for young people to study algebra, geometry, and natural science at school intensively,” stated President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis on Tuesday, 17 October 2017, after his visit to the Kuldiga Center Secondary School. While meeting with teachers and students there, the President of Latvia appreciated the quality of the mathematics, science, and technology-oriented curricula offered at that secondary school.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and the First Lady of Latvia Iveta Vējone will pay a regional working visit to Kuldiga Region on Tuesday, 17 October 2017.
“The work of the Constitutional Court of Latvia creates the confidence that population can defend their rights and that there is one law and one fairness to everyone in our country. Strong Constitutional Court is one of the foundations whereon a strong state is built, and it must be ready to continue their active work to strengthen the rule of law and democratic values in our society,” emphasised President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis during his visit to the Constitutional Court of Latvia and meeting with the judges of the Constitutional Court on October 11.
On Monday, 10 October 2017, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis accredited the Ambassadors of Belgium, Guatemala, and New Zealand to Latvia in the Riga Castle.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis opened a photo exhibition in the honour of the 25th anniversary of the Young Guard movement at the European Union House in Riga on Monday, October 9.
On Thursday, 5 October 2017, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis welcomed the winners of the President’s Cup in track and field athletics in the Riga Castle.
“True excellence cannot be told, but an inspirational example can show it. By sharing your experience, you will encourage many other young people to become aware of their strengths and areas where they can improve themselves and reach the peaks of their knowledge,” emphasised President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis on Wednesday, 4 October 2017 while congratulating the winners of the international school subject Olympiads in the Riga Castle.
The Chancery of the President of Latvia invites the students of class 5 to 12 from all schools in Latvia to participate in a creative work competition and write an essay or create a video devoted to the theme “My Speech as the President of Latvia on the Birthday of Latvia”.