Posts tagged as Kučinskis

No indications that Latvia may fail to receive new trains – Kucinskis

Thursday, October 4, 2018

There are no indications that Latvia may fail to receive new trains, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with LNT television today. “There are no indications that we could continue riding soviet-era trains,” added Kucinskis. As reported, joint-stock company Pasazieru Vilciens (Passenger Train) has received technical offers from Spanish company Patentes Talgo S.L.U. (Talgo), Swiss company Stadler’s subsidiary in Poland Stadler Polska Sp.z.o.o (Stadler), Spanish company Construcciones…

Latvia’s prime minister appoints new head of Control Service

Friday, May 11, 2018

Lawyer Ilze Znotiņa has agreed to take post as head of Office for Prevention of Laundering of Proceeds Derived from Criminal Activity, as confirmed by Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis in an interview to Rīta panorama programme. Znotiņa will take office 1 June. She provided written consent to lead the Control Service on Wednesday, 9 May, said the prime minister. Kučinskis says he wants the current head – Viesturs Burkāns –…

Latvia’s prime minister open for talks regarding MPC system’s liquidation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

RIGA – Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis is prepared to discuss the possible liquidation of the mandatory procurement system, but not for all businesses at the same time. On Monday, 19 March, Kučinskis mentioned in an interview to LTV Rīta panorama that he is of two minds on this matter, saying that he has heard arguments in favour of the system’s adoption and its liquidation. He sees no future in keeping…