Minister to order Riga City Council to annul provision restricting councilors' rights to ask questions

  • 2018-03-24
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The Latvian Minister of Environment and Regional Development, Kaspars Gerhards (National Alliance) will issue a decree annulling the amendments to the municipal rules of procedure adopted by the Riga City Council in early March and limiting the number of the questions t...

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