Rus News Journal

The president of Latvia Valdis Zatlers calls the country government on a carpet

the President of Latvia which economy worries the strongest recession in EU, Valdis Zatlers on Wednesday, on September, 2nd, has made the decision on convocation on September, 15th of a government emergency meeting to listen to opinion of ministers on a situation in the country, informs a press - service of the head of the state.

At session the president intends to familiarise with reports of ministers on a status of education, public health services and social sphere. Also the president wants to learn about a course of reform realised by the government gossupravlenija, the press - services of the president is told in the message.

Latvia takes hard crisis. Republic gross national product in the second quarter 2009 has fallen to 19,6 %. The government has developed the plan of stabilisation of economy which provides considerable reduction of expenses in a state sector. From - for crisis the republic authorities had to liquidate tens schools and hospitals in republic.

On the country mass protest actions have swept. On Monday, 31   August,   hundreds townsmen of Bauska have blocked bridges conducting in a city in protest in connection with the decision on liquidation of local hospital. For their dispersal from Riga police special divisions have been called.

the Country was converted behind the help to the international financial structures which have agreed to give to republic till 2011 a loan at a rate of 7,5 billion euro, informs RIA News .