On 15 August 2022, the post of Press Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be assumed, in line with staff rotation procedures, by a career diplomat Diāna Eglīte, the heretofore Consul and Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Latvia in the Czech Republic. At the Embassy, she also worked with communication and cultural cooperation matters.

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Diāna Eglīte built experience while serving in the Consular Assistance Division of the Consular Department and providing consular assistance to Latvian nationals who had found themselves in emergency situations abroad. Together with her colleagues, she developed a trademark for a safe travel campaign, “Travel Safely”.

Diāna Eglīte has been working with media matters for more than a decade as Head of the Press and Information Division. She has taken part in organizing a number of high-level events – contributed to the summit of the Council of the Baltic Sea States and coordinated work with the media during Latvia’s first presidency of the Council of the EU and in other formats.

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