Joint Chamber Luncheon with Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:30

Dear Members and Friends,

BritCham in cooperation with American, Irish, Norwegian and Swedish Chambers of Commerce invite you to Joint Chamber Business Luncheon with Mr Krišjānis Kariņš, the Prime Minister of Latvia on September 18, at 12:00 at Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & SPA Hotel, Elizabetes 55, Rīga.

The theme of the luncheon will be “Rebuilding trust in Latvia as an attractive investment opportunity”.

Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (born 1964) is the Prime Minister of Latvia since January 23, 2019. Before becoming the Head of the Latvian government, Mr Kariņš has served as the Minister of Economics and a Member of the European Parliament. Mr Kariņš has received a bachelors degree and PhD in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. After relocating to Latvia in 1997, he established and run frozen food business. In 2002, Mr Kariņš helped to establish New Era Party, which in 2011 merged with others and formed the Unity Party, predecessor to the New Unity Party, now part of the Latvian government. 

The Q&A session will be moderated by journalist and presenter Mr Edijs Bošs, who has spent twenty years working for various Latvian news organizations. He earned a MPhil and a PhD in international politics at the University of Cambridge (UK) and is currently associate professor at Rīga Stradiņš University.

Date & time: Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 12:00 (arrival at 11:30)
Venue: Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & SPA Hotel, Elizabetes street 55, Rīga - Omega Room
Admission: 35 EUR for members, 55 EUR for non-members (to cover organizational expenses)
Registration: Online sign-up, email events@britcham.lv or call (+371) 25 45 6000

*The deadline for registration or cancellation is 12.00 on 16 September 2019. BritCham reserves the right to  charge participants who do not cancel their reservation before the set deadline.

Looking forward to seeing you,
BritCham Team