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During the video conference, President of Latvia stressed: ‘Culture is one of the sectors hit by the downtime. Culture sector will not be able to resume its full functioning any time soon. That is why we need to support it. Culture is key for the future of our nation. Society must be fully aware of that. It is crucial. Our nation state cannot exist without its own culture and constitution clearly states that.’
Next year, salaries will be increased by an average of 16% for employees of every cultural institution in the country - theaters and concert organizations, as well as museums, libraries, archives and other institutions.
The cultural program of the two countries was signed during the visit of Hon'ble M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, to Latvia.
RIGA - The impact of the sharing economy on Latvia's tourism industry increased in recent years, according to the Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Participants from over 25 countries joined in Riga, Latvia, for the Second European Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Forum which was held from 27-29 June.
Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde: "I agree that monitoring public media and commercial media should be separated. Should it be done by politicians and the church? To be honest, I will refrain from saying that it would be right, as I believe that this could lead to a great risk of censorship," Melbarde said.