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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 21:29
Yesterday, the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee discussed MEP Burkhard Balz's report on Latvia's readiness for the introduction of the euro in a positive atmosphere, supporting the country's accession to the eurozone, informs LETA.
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Mobile communications operator Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT), Swedbank and confectionery Laima are the companies with the best reputation in Latvia in 2013, according to a study carried out by magazine Diena Bizness, public relations agency Nords Porter Novelli and market and public opinion research center SKDS, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Legal protection for Latvian companies abroad has been one of the Foreign Ministry's greatest challenges lately and the ministry intends to pay additional attention to the matter in the future, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Reform Party) pointed out during the 2013 Export Forum organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Europeish travel blog, a source that publishes information about Europe's most attractive travel destinations and culture sights, has compiled a list of Europe's 79 most beautiful churches, where Tallinn-based Alexander Nevsky Cathedral has been placed the 17th, informs LETA.
To ensure proper social guarantees and healthcare services for police officers, firefighters and border guards, the Interior Ministry has requested an additional LVL 6.3 million in budget 2014, informs LETA.
During the first meeting of the new Ventspils City Council today, the city's long-time and controversial Mayor Aivars Lembergs (For Latvia and Ventspils) was once again voted in as the chairman of the Ventspils City Council, LETA was informed by the Ventspils City Council's marketing department.
Uralchem Trading, a Latvia-registered subsidiary of Russia's fertilizer producer Uralchem, doubled its profit last year, exceeding LVL 24 million, Uralchem Chief Executive Officer Dmitry Konyaev said in an interview with the newspaper Telegraf, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.