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Saturday, 28.11.2015, 06:03
On Thursday, November 26, within the framework of the visit to China, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met the management of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.
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On November 26th, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met President of China Xi Jinping and Prime Minister of China Li Keqiang in Beijing – the capital city of China. During both meetings, L. Straujuma expressed gratitude for excellent organization of 16 + 1 Summit, during which a clear perspective on future cooperation between China and Central and Eastern Europe was reached.
After successfully participating in the "IBTM World 2015" business travel fair in Spain, the Latvian capital Riga has been recognized as one of the 10 European cities best suited for organization of international congresses, conferences and corporate events, the Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) said, cites LETA.
Riga will be hosting Baltic Cup 2015, the largest specialized exhibition of cats in the Baltics, this weekend, Juris Antonovs, acting board chairman of "CFCA" cat breeders' association, told LETA.
Since 1999 the annual BDF Summits have provided a meeting place for top representatives from business, politics, academia and civil society, offering a high-level and well-known platform for policy formulation, business matchmaking and cross-sectorial dialogue among the Baltic Sea Region’s states. BDF Summit has attracted about 400 participants from all Baltic Sea Regions’ most important decision-making bodies.
The planned expansion of Russia's Nord Stream gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is an expensive project that is not needed in Europe, which will have an excess supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the near future, Ashna Rahman of ICIS Energy-RBI said in Vilnius on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.
PM: Latvia and China have a strong potential to cooperate in the fields of food export and transport
On Monday, November 23, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma delivered an opening speech at the Latvia – China business forum in Shanghai where the officials discussed the bilateral cooperation in the fields of food export, transport and logistics, informed BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.
Expansion of Lithuania’s exports to China is one of the key challenges of the near future and one of the priorities of the Lithuanian government, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has said while on a working visit to China, cites LETA/BNS.
Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, addressing participants of the Latvian-Chinese business forum in Shanghai on Monday, praised the quality of the Latvian food products, State Chancery informed LETA.
Latvian PM Laimdota Straujuma's (Unity) China visit began yesterday in Shanghai, meeting with local leaders and 50 members of the Latvian community there, reports LETA.
If Europe was able to overcome the challenges and chaos of the immediate post-war years, it must be able to cope also with the challenges that it is faced with now, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said in his speech in Zurich on November 17th, cites LETA/BNS.
Latvia's third largest city Liepaja has just witnessed the opening of a world class acoustic concert hall the “Great Amber”. It's peculiar architectural design and excellent acoustics has put Liepaja on the cultural map of the world, reported BC GREAT AMBER public relations manager Elizabete Hartmane.
A regular session of the Uzbek-Latvian intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation was held at the International Business Centre in Tashkent on 12 November 2015.
Latvian Employers' Confederation has named Uldis Pilens, CEO at the UPB corporation, the businessman of the year 2015 in Latvia, reports LETA.
The judiciary have an important role to play for Latvians to feel safe in their country, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said, addressing the annual conference of judges, reports LETA.