PATRON OF THE BIG CLEANUP, THE PRESIDENT OF LATVIA EGILS LEVITS WILL CLEAN UP IN VALKA

21.05.2020 News

On Saturday, May 16, the President of Latvia and the patron of the Big Cleanup Egils Levits will particpate
in the Big Cleanup in Valka, near the Estonian border in Žuldiņi. Together with the association “1836” and
the representatives of Valka municipality, a road post will be set up and the surrounding area of the road will be cleaned up
as a part of the project “Court, travel, cherish Latvia”.
President Egils Levits: “The tradition of the Big Cleanup is one of the testimonies of the wisdom
of our people. We want to live in a clean, green, sustainable country and we can inspire the world with out example.
Latvia is the only country in the world that shows by example that it is possible
to participate in a cleanup also in these peculiar conditions. Let out example remind that the nation can be healthy only when
it lives in clean, green environment, understands the value of “enough” and are ready to use this crisis as a stepping off point
for a wiser tomorrow and sustainable economy!”
The President of Latvia invited the people to choose their cleanup location as every year, to clean up and
landscape our Latvia, but – this year – not forgetting the applicable government regulations
on safety precautions.
More information about the Big Cleanup: https://talkas.lv/2020/04/23/talkojam-pareizi/.
The aim of the project “Court, travel, love Latvia” is to create a single 1836 km tourist
route around Latvia. More information about the project here: http://1836.lv/tava-seta-latvija/.