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Wednesday, 08.07.2015, 03:17
Estonian State Information System Office (RIA) announced a tender to find a partner for information activities on the e-residency project in the USA, Estonian economy and communications ministry announced LETA.
Keyword tags: Estonia, Investments, Legislation, Technology, USA
The world's leading glass packaging manufacturer, U.S. concern Owens Illinois opened on June 30th 2015 an extension of its glass packaging factory in Järvakandi, central Estonia, which among other things enables now to recycle sheet glass in Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The one-megawatt electric race car created by the Latvian engineering company Drive eO, piloted by the New Zealand's Rhys Millen, triumphed at the legendary Pike's Peak International Hill Climb race on June 28th 2015, reports LETA.
LETA reporters have noticed a construction job just under way at Lacplesa Street 71 in Riga, and upon inquiry were told that the Latter Day Saints (commonly known as 'Mormons') are building a church.
At meetings in New York with UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman and Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Kyang-wha Kang on June 11th 2015, Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed developments in various conflicts around the world, as well as the activities of the United Nations in resolving crises, reported BC the Estonian MFA.
On 10 June, 2015, in Palanga, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Sliupas participated at the special session of the workshop for civilian and military experts from NATO Transport Group "Logistics Supply Chains – New Challenges and Alternatives". During the session, the deputy minister introduced the NATO partners to the potential of Lithuanian transportation and logistics system, reports BC the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus met with teachers and parents of the New York Estonian Educational Society’s Estonian school to hear about the school’s progress and discuss ways to increase the involvement of foreign Estonians. The Foreign Minister thanked the teachers and parents for their commitment to the preservation of Estonian identity, language and culture, reported BC the Estonian MFA.