Jānis Dūklavs

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Jānis Dūklavs
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Minister of Agriculture
Assumed office
22 January 2014
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma
Preceded by Laimdota Straujuma
In office
12 March 2009 – 25 October 2011
Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis
Preceded by Mārtiņš Roze
Succeeded by Laimdota Straujuma
Personal details
Born (1952-11-24) 24 November 1952 (age 65)
Ķegums, Latvia
Political party Union of Greens and Farmers

Jānis Dūklavs (born 24 November 1952, Ķegums, Latvia) is a Latvian politician from Union of Greens and Farmers. Dūklavs is the current Minister of Agriculture of Latvia.[1]

One occasion on which Dūklavs came into disrepute was during Ridzene leaks.[2] These recordings have him asking Ainārs Šlesers for help selling a piece of land under the Riga port for 15 million ("15 ļimončikus", literally "little lemons").[3][4]Dūklavs is purported to have co-owned 10% of this land under fake registration.