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Uldis Augulis

Minister for Transport, Latvia

Uldis Augulis’ current mandate as Minister for Transport started in 2016. Prior to this, he has held the same position in 2010-2011. Minister Augulis’ background includes agrarian/land management and social aspects/labour expertise. Graduated with majors in Financial Management, he started his public official’s career as Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture. In 2011-2014, he chaired the Central Land Commission, responsible for the implementation of the land reform in the country. During his career, he held a few positions in the Ministry of Welfare, including twice as Minister in 2009-2010 and in 2014-2016. Minister Augulis is member of the alliance “Union of Greens and Farmers” which he represents in the Latvian parliament (Saeima).