Working visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

19. January, 2018

On January 19, Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevics (Edgars Rinkēvičs) visited Valmiera on a working visit. During the visit, the Minister also visited VALMIERA STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA AS, where he met Andre Schwiontek, the Chairman of the Management Board.

VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA, AS Chairman of the Management Board Andre Schwiontek introduced the Minister of Foreign Affairs with the business activities of VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA, AS and its subsidiaries, the market strategy and major projects, as well as discussed issues related to foreign affairs, including the European Commission's requirement on protection of the European market against dumping from imported Chinese construction nettings.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Rinkevics wrote in the guestbook: "I am thankful to one of the largest and best performing companies of Latvia not only for the manufacturing work, but also for promoting Latvia and its recognisability!"

Photo: (from the left) VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA AS Chairman of the Management Board A.Schwiontek, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia E.Rinkevics and Chairman of Valmiera City Council Mr. Janis Baiks.