Heads of the Government

11.05.2021. 15:38
 Category  Official Visit
 Purpose  The invitation of the Prime Minister
 Components  Official welcome/ farewell ceremony at the airport. Guard of honour. Red carpet (only special flights)
   Official welcoming and flower-laying ceremony at the Monument of Freedom
   Meeting with the Prime Minister
  Press conference
  Official luncheon/dinner hosted by the Prime Minister (if spouse of the guest is present)
  Meeting with the President of Latvia
  Meeting with the Speaker of the Saeima
  Visit to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
  Visit to a cultural, educational or research establishment and/or a public lecture/speech at a business forum
  Exchange of gifts
  Separate programme for the spouses possible
Composition of the foreign delegation Official delegation 1 (2) + 9, subject to reciprocity
Responsible institution The State Chancellery
Financing The costs for the official delegation (Airport VIP lounge, hotel, official meals, transport and interpreter services) are covered by the State Chancellery on the principle of reciprocity
  Depending on the content of the visit additional expenses might be permitted, which are covered by the Latvian side
  Other expenses are covered by the visiting country
The Latvian welcome and farewell party at the airport The Head of the State Protocol
  The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia to the state concerned
  The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the state concerned to Latvia
  An Officer of the State Protocol
Security The Security and Road Police escort is provided according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 591 “Procedures by which the Security Police (now – State Security Service – auth.) Provides Protection (Safeguarding) for Public Officials”
   
Category Working Visit
Purpose The invitation of the Prime Minister or initiative of the visiting state
Components Meeting with the Prime Minister
  Other meetings on the initiative of the Latvian side or upon request of the visiting state (e.g. a visit to a specific ministry, educational institution, enterprise)
  Meeting with the President of Latvia possible
  Working luncheon/dinner hosted by the Prime Minister of Latvia
   Press conference possible
   Exchange of gifts is not expected (exceptions possible)
Composition of the foreign delegation As determined by the visiting state
Responsible institution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of the foreign state concerned
Financing Expenses of the Airport VIP lounge (for the Prime Minister and his/her
Spouse or Security Officer) are covered by the Latvian side
  Other expenses are covered by the visiting state
The Latvian
welcome and farewell party at the airport
An Officer of the State Protocol (During working hours 9:00-17:00 on working days)
Security

The Security and Road Police escort is provided according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 591 “Procedures by which the Security Police (now – State Security Service – auth.) Provides Protection (Safeguarding) for Public Officials”

 

Category Transit Visit
Purpose The initiative of the visiting state
Components As determined by the visiting state
Composition of the foreign delegation As determined by the visiting state
Responsible institution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the relevant foreign Embassy
Financing Expenses of the Airport VIP lounge (for the Prime Minister and his/her
Spouse or Security Officer) are covered by the Latvian side
  Other expenses are covered by the visiting state
The Latvian welcoming/ farewell party at the airport An Officer from the State Protocol (During working hours 9:00-17:00 on working days)
Security The Security and Road Police escort is provided according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 591 “Procedures by which the Security Police (now – State Security Service – auth.) Provides Protection (Safeguarding) for Public Officials”
   
Category Private Visit
Purpose The initiative of the visiting state
Components As determined by the visiting state
Composition of the foreign delegation As determined by the visiting state
Responsible institution The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the relevant foreign Embassy
Financing Expenses of the Airport VIP lounge (for the Prime Minister and his/her
Spouse or Security Officer) are covered by the Latvian side
  Other expenses are covered by the visiting state
The Latvian welcoming/ farewell party at the airport An Officer from the State Protocol (During working hours 9:00-17:00 on working days)
Security The Security and Road Police escort is provided according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 591 “Procedures by which the Security Police (now – State Security Service – auth.) Provides Protection (Safeguarding) for Public Officials”