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Saturday, 18.05.2013, 23:21
President Andris Berzins had a meeting this afternoon with World Federation of Free Latvians (WFFL) Chairman Janis Kukainis, commending the contribution made by the Latvian diaspora and its future role in the nation's development.
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Auditor General Inguna Sudraba has so far turned down all offers to go into politics, but she has decided to take the final decision at the end of the year; Sudraba rejects reproaches that she has already made a decision to establish her own political party, and is now using her official job to foster her political career.
The European Commission plans to release for free and to wider public the outcomes of scientific research done in the EU. The EU controls one of the world’s largest science budgets. The Baltic economy and business could definitely gain from such Commission’s initiatives.
In the first quarter of 2012 total current account balance in Lithuania reaches 0.7 percent, whereas the net services standing at 0.2 percent remain unchanged year-on-year, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union said.
Prisma Latvija, the owner of the Finnish supermarket chain Prisma in Latvia, achieved LVL 17.17 million in turnover last year, according to information on Firmas.lv.
Fuel trader Statoil Fuel & Retail Latvia (Statoil) posted LVL 279.775 million in turnover last year, whereas the company's profit reached LVL 3.01 million, according to Firmas.lv data.
This September a new permanent exhibition for business – EXPO Center of Lithuanian Enterprises – will open its doors to passengers at Vilnius International Airport (VIA), which will be available to every departing passenger after completing aviation security screening procedures, informs BC Sandra Šiaulienė, Public Relations Manager.