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Latvian Minister: Agriculture sector doing relatively well

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Agriculture Minister Kaspars Gerhards told Latvian Radio December 16 that the agriculture industry currently has not spent all the money allocated for aid and there is no crisis at the moment. He recalled that the government had allocated €45.5 million for farmers’ support in the spring, while another €50 million was earmarked for future aid. Gerhards emphasized that all money should not be spent, and in several sectors the demand for…

Latvian minister asks for re-assessment of Rugby Federation head’s competence

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Taking into account the publicly reported information that the president of Latvian Rugby Federation Aivars Pilenieks has physically assaulted a player of U-18 team, Education and Science Minister Kārlis Šadurskis has decided to ask the federation to re-assess Pilenieks’ professional competences and compliance with requirements of his post. «Violent behaviour and systematic violations of ethical requirements we have seen from the head of Latvian Rugby Federation are unwelcome in fair…