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Wednesday, 29.07.2015, 03:35
The Cabinet of Ministers and 9th Saeima are to take responsibility for the liquidation of the State Construction Inspectorate, but the Economy Ministry in Latvia deserves the bulk of the blame as it was the ministry that ignored the importance of the inspectorate for the supervision of the construction industry, and irresponsibly suggested liquidation of the inspectorate, according to the findings of the Saeima investigative commission set up to probe the Zolitude tragedy, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Construction, Latvia, Legislation, Real Estate, Security
The Riga Circus has wasted no time in announcing a tender for a technical probe into the building's condition at Merkela Street 4 in downtown Riga, reports LETA.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and Italian President Sergio Mattarella discussed the geopolitical situation, threats to European security, migration policies, the experience of both countries in fighting corruption, and prospects for bilateral cooperation, reports BC presidential press service.
In the second quarter of 2015, the National Lithuanian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-LT) under the Communications Regulatory Authority has investigated 9,527 incidents in the electronic space. This is by 29% more compared with the second quarter of 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvian Saeima today confirmed MP Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) as Latvia's new defense minister, reports LETA.
University of Thessaly economy professor Christos Kollias, who has close ties to the Greek army, predicts that Greece will start selling used military equipment to cut costs and will start closing military bases, Äripäev.ee cites political portal Politico.
As Germany has recently had doubts about the quality of the automatic assault rifle G-36, Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence has frozen the purchase of these rifles, cites LETA/ELTA.