Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs to visit Latgale

17 Feb 2012

On 17 February the Minister of Foreign Affairs will make a regional visit to Latgale and see Daugavpils, Krāslava and Dagda.

During the visit the Foreign Minister wishes to provide information and exchange opinions with people on the current topics of interest in the foreign policy of European Union and Latvia, as well as discussing facilitated border crossing so important for the Latgale region, cross-border cooperation and external economic cooperation to promote export.

Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs is scheduled to meet the Deputy Chairman of the Daugavpils City Council Vitālijs Azarevičs, the Chairman of the Krāslava Town Council Gunārs Upenieks and the Chairman of the Dagda Town Council Viktors Stikuts. The minister also plans to see the European Union Information Point in Daugavpils, meet with Latgalian entrepreneurs, visit the Axon Cable Company and give an interview to the Latgales Laiks newspaper.

This trip to Latgale is the second in a series of regional visits. On 22 December last year, the minister went to Baltinava, Balvi and Viļaka. 


For the attention of the media!  

From 11.10 am to 11.25 am at Daugavpils City Council – a press briefing for the media representatives.

Contact:

Līga Korsaka, Press Secretary of Daugavpils City Council

E-mail: liga.korsaka@daugavpils.lv

Telephone: (371) 65404374


 

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