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Sunday, 26.05.2013, 10:16
Compared to March, construction costs in April 2012 increased on average by 0.7%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau. Labour remuneration of workers grew by 3.7% and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment rose by 0.9%. In its turn, prices of building materials declined by 0.6%.
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According to Statistics Estonia, there were over 2.3 million cinema visits in 2011, which is the highest level of the last 19 years.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Azubalis, who paid an official visit to Riga, held meetings with Latvia's highest-ranking officials and highlighted the importance of the country's support for regional energy and transport infrastructure projects, called for active development of a joint information space of the two countries for culture and education, and promotion of cross-border cooperation, reported BC the Lithuanian MFA.
The Latvian drug smuggler who was detained in the Bermuda Islands in August 2011 was carrying cocaine in his boat worth LVL 48 million, according to the local newspaper BDA Sun.
The first International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) non-military cargo has been safely delivered to Klaipeda State Seaport from Afghanistan, Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
A new tourist attraction, "Supolu parks" (Swings Park) will open in Ogre Region's Keipene County on June 15, which will have the highest swing in Latvia.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė met with President of the Republic of Malta George Abela, who arrived in Lithuania on a state visit. This is the first highest-level meeting of the leaders of the two countries over eighteen years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Malta.