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Saturday, 01.10.2016, 01:02
As the start-up environment is international, special visa regime for foreign experts is a very important issue for development of the start-up ecosystem in Latvia, Jekaterina Novicka, the board chairwoman of the Latvian Association of Start-ups said LETA.
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St.Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko has called on Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs to organize joint cooperation projects, the Riga City Council reported.
The member countries on the both sides of Mediterranean Sea (Union for the Mediterranean, UfM) have defined key structural measures to address persisting challenges of unemployment in the region, particularly for young people and women. These measures are expected to reduce immigration flow to Europe.
From September 26 to 28, the Foreign Ministry’s State Secretary Andrejs Pildegovics made a working visit to Minsk, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.
Estonia and Poland have opened a criminal investigation into large-scale fraud and subsequent money laundering believed to have caused damage worth more than 5 mln euros, writes LETA/BNS.
Latvia supports the candidacy of European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva for the post of United Nations secretary-general, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) confirmed to LETA.
A Public Private Partnership (PPP) project to reconstruct the A14 Vilnius-Utena highway has received approval from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and is set to receive financing from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The total sum of the loan is to be capped at EUR 40 million and will have a 12 year term, Invest Lithuania informs BC.