Iekšlietu ministrs

Sandis Ģirģens

Minister for the Interior
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The Minister of the Interior performs political management of the Ministry and is responsible for his or her actions to the Parliament. The Minister gives orders to the State Secretary and political officials, as well as to officials and employees of the ministerial management and employees of the state administration institutions that are subordinated to either the Minister or the Ministry.



  • 1999 – 2003 TurĪba University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • 1986 – 1998  Jēkabpils Secondary School No 3, secondary education


  • 24/01/2019 –  Minister of Interior
  • 13/11/2018 – 23/01/2019  Assistant to Ralfs Nemiro,
  • Member of the 13th Saeima from the political party KPV LV
  • 19/05/2009 – 23/01/2019 Individually Practicing Sworn Advocate
  • 2005 – 2009  Assistant to Sworn Advocate at the Law Office Grīnvalds & Partneri
  • 2003 – 2005 Lawyer at the Law Office Grīnvalds & Partneri , Legal Advisor to Construction Company RBS SKALS
  • 2000 – 2003  Law Clerk at the North District Court of the City of Rīga
  • 1999 – 2000  Court Recorder of the Court Sittings at the North District Court of the City of Rīga


Latvian – native, English, Russian – good command, German – basic