Rihards Kozlovskis

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Rihards Kozlovskis
Rihards Kozlovskis.jpg
Minister of the Interior
Assumed office
25 October 2011
Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis
Laimdota Straujuma
Preceded by Linda Mūrniece
Personal details
Born (1969-05-26) 26 May 1969 (age 47)
Riga, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
Political party Reform Party (2011–2014)
Unity (2014–present)
Alma mater Latvian Academy of Sport Education
University of Latvia

Rihards Kozlovskis (born 26 May 1969) is a Latvian politician and lawyer, currently Minister of the Interior of Latvia. He is a member of Unity. Between 2011 and 2014 he was a member of the Reform Party

Kozlovskis was appointed Interior Minister on 25 October 2011.[1]

On 7 December 2015, prime minister Laimdota Straujuma resigned. In her resignment press release, she recommended Kozlovskis as her successor.[2]

He has received the Order of Viesturs for his work during the 2006 Riga Summit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saeima izsaka uzticību Dombrovska trešajai valdībai" (in Latvian). Delfi. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  2. ^ www.mk.gov.lv: Statement by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma

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Political offices
Preceded by
Linda Mūrniece
Minister of the Interior
2011–present
Incumbent