On Thursday, 27 April, a ceremony for presenting the Latvian passport to the world-renowned artist Mikhail Baryshnikov was held at the Saeima. Today, the Latvian parliament unanimously supported the granting of  Latvian citizenship to Mikhail Baryshnikov for special merit in promoting Latvia. ‘Let the Latvian citizen passport that you are receiving today serve as a proof of the unbreakable ties you have with Latvia. It is also a reminder to you – this is your home where you...
On Thursday, 27 April, the Saeima supported the draft decision on granting Latvian citizenship to the world famous artist Mikhail Baryshnikov for special merit in promoting Latvia. The draft decision, signed by MPs representing all six parliamentary groups of the Saeima, was adopted unanimously. Mikhail Baryshnikov, one of the most iconic ballet dancers of our time, was born in 1948 in Riga. Having begun his career as a dancer in Kirov Ballet, Leningrad, he emigrated to the USA to continue...
Latvia and China enjoy a very good political dialogue, and we are ready to further our cooperation in trade, investment and transport. Speaker Ināra Mūrniece stressed this on Wednesday, 12 April, at the Saeima, during a meeting with Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the National People's Congress, who, accompanied by a delegation, was on an official visit to Latvia. The previous visit of this level took place 17 years ago. The Latvia–China relations are also marked by good parliamentary...
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