Prime Minister of Latvia

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Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
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Flag of the Prime Minister of Latvia
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Krišjānis Kariņš

since 23 January 2019
Member of
AppointerPresident of Latvia
Term lengthGeneral elections to the Saeima are held every four years at most. No term limits are imposed on the office.
Inaugural holderKārlis Ulmanis
Formation19 November 1918

The prime minister of Latvia (Latvian: Ministru prezidents) is the most powerful member of the Government of Latvia, and is in charge over the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers. The prime minister is nominated by the president of Latvia, but must be able to obtain the support of a majority of the Saeima (parliament).

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