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Thursday, 20.06.2013, 02:20
The results of the first Belarusian-Lithuanian forum for regional cooperation let us look into the future of the bilateral relations with optimism, Press Secretary of the Belarusian Embassy in Lithuania German Puzyrny said in the course of the roundtable "Belarus and Lithuania: current state and prospects of cooperation."
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The Baltic region still lacks infrastructure connections with the European Union and as a result the region is still isolated from the EU's energy market, according to a report prepared by the Economy Ministry ahead of the upcoming EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Minister Council meeting.
The Ownership Guidelines is the principal document in reforming the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector, which shapes the two years of progress in reforming SOE's and ensures the reform's continuity, prime minister's press service said.
Latvian confectionery Laima, the Latvian subsidiary of Swedish bank Swedbank, and mobile communications operator Latvijas Mobilais telefons (LMT) are the companies with the best reputation in Latvia in 2011, according to a study carried out by the magazine Diena Bizness, in cooperation with the public relations agency Nords Porter Novelli and the market and public opinion research center SKDS.
Maintaining the European Union's Cohesion funding to Latvia at least at its current level is among the country's two main priorities regarding the bloc's multi-annual budget for 2014-2020, Saeima Speaker Solvita Aboltina (Unity) emphasized during yesterday's meeting with Austrian EU Affairs Committee MPs, LETA was informed by the Saeima Press Service.
The MPs agreed that Lithuania needs a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. On Tuesday, the Seimas approved the draft law on the LNG terminal.
During a meeting with British Trade and Investment Minister Lord Stephen Green in Riga today, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) urged British investors to evaluate the possibility of investing in industrial projects in Latvia and promote bilateral trade.