X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Mayor of Riga is prepared to fight for Chinese tourists

05.07.2012 | BBN

Wednesday, June 27, Chairman of the Riga City Council Nils Ushakovs gave a speech on the Mayor forum in Beijing, where the cities’ long term development forum takes places.

Wednesday, June 27, Chairman of the Riga City Council Nils Ushakovs gave a speech on the Mayor forum in Beijing, where the cities’ long term development forum takes places. Mayors from Beijing, Washington, Bangkok, Budapest, Kishinev, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv and other cities participate in this event.

«In 2009, in order to ensure a successful and stable development of the city, the local government proposed to make social support of residents in the widest possible meaning. Social support – is social aid, the local government’s housing program, the successful municipal police and the large-scale school and kindergarten repair program,»- says Ushakovs.

For full article please click here.

Related news
The first outdoor cinema in Riga is open at 20 Blaumana Street starting from July 5, offering a program of top-notch quality movies, LETA learned from the project's representative Zane Ozola.
Currently, a record-high number of 11,500 participants from 37 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon, as "Nords Event Communications" Project Manager Inese...
From June 1 of this year, ''Latvijas Dzelzcels'' (Latvian Rail, LDz), in cooperation with Belarus Rail, will begin a passenger rail line between Riga and the Belarus capital Minsk.
On 20th January you will meet and be inspired by our Olympians and by our very own Vilcins (wolf-cub), the Latvian Ski Association's mascot. For beginners there will be the possibility to learn skiing...