Swedish Parliament Speaker to make official visit to Latvia

  • 2019-10-09
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, Andreas Norlen, is on an official visit to Latvia on October 9-12, LETA learned from the Parliament press service.

Norlen is scheduled to meet with Latvian Parliament Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance), Deputy Speaker Dagmara Beitnere- Le Galla (New Conservative Party) and parliament lawmakers from the group for cooperation with the Swedish parliament.

On October 10, Norlen will address the Latvian parliament.

Also, the Swedish official will meet with Latvian President Egils Levits, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity), Defense Minister Artis Pabriks (For Development), and Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity).

Norlen plans to meet with the head of the NATO Center of Communications Excellence Janis Sarts, and the rector of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) Anders Paalzow.

The Swedish parliament speaker will also address participants of the Riga conference on October 11-12.