Heads of the Parliament

11.05.2021. 15:02
Category  Official visit
Purpose   An official invitation of the Speaker of the Saeima
Components   Welcoming at the airport
   Flower-laying ceremony at the Monument of Freedom
   Meeting with the Speaker of the Saeima
   Meeting with the President
   Meeting with the Prime Minister
  Official luncheon/dinner - hosted by the Speaker of the Saeima
  Meeting with the Saeima Group for promoting cooperation with parliament of the State concerned
  Press conference
  Visit to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
  Regional tour (with regard to the visiting country’s interests and the history of co-operation)
  Exchange of gifts
Composition of the foreign delegation Official delegation 1 (2) + 8, subject to reciprocity
Responsible institution The Saeima
Financing The costs for the official delegation - (Airport VIP lounge, hotel, official meals, transport and interpreter services) are covered by the Chancellery of the Saeima
  Other expenses covered by the visiting state
The Latvian welcome and farewell party at the airport The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia to the state concerned
  The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the state concerned to Latvia
  The Head of the Saeima Protocol Division
  An Officer from the Saeima Protocol Division
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 An invitation of the Speaker of the Saeima or initiative of the visiting state
Components Meeting with the Speaker of the Saeima
  Other meetings at the suggestion of the Latvian side, or at the request of the visiting country (e.g. Specific Commissions, Ministries)
  Exchange of gifts by mutual arrangement
Composition of the foreign delegation 1 + 8, subject to reciprocity
Responsible institution The Saeima
Financing On the principle of reciprocity or by the visiting state
  Working luncheon/dinner - the Saeima
   Transport for the delegation, Airport VIP lounge - the Saeima
The Latvian welcome and farewell party at the airport The Head of the Saeima Protocol Division
  An Officer from the Saeima Protocol Division
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”