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Thursday, 25.08.2016, 10:56
The Economics Ministry, Public Utilities Commission and joint-stock company Latvijas Gaze have completed work on new regulations on natural gas trade and use in Latvia, which stipulate that all natural gas consumers will have the right to choose their natural gas supplier from April 3, 2017, cites LETA.
Keyword tags: Energy Market, Gas, Latvia, Law and Regulations
About 15-16 % of agricultural land in Latvia belong to foreigners, Martins Trons, an expert of the Latvian faming association Zemnieku Saeima (Farmers’ Assembly), said at the meeting of the parliamentary committee on mandates, ethics and submissions on Wednesday, reports LETA.
There will be no concessions regarding natural gas market liberalization and unbundling of Latvijas Gaze natural gas utility, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis told the press after the meeting with Latvijas Gaze CEO Aigars Kalvitis on Tuesday, reports LETA.
In order to encourage relocation of asylum seekers in the European Union, the European Commission has proposed to allocate EUR 10,000 per every relocated asylum seeker, LETA learned from the Commission Representation in Latvia.
The publication is inspired by the active European Commission’s integration plan that was adopted in mid-2014. Although “the plan” was shaped as a political guidance, it has held an overwhelming “agenda for jobs, growth, fairness and democratic change”.
There has been no change to the rights and status of EU nationals in the UK, and UK nationals in the EU, as a result of the referendum.
Amendments to Lithuania's Law on Citizenship that allow dual citizenship for outstanding merits to the state came into force on July 1st, 2016, informs LETA/BNS.