The Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia (hereinafter – the Ministry) is the leading institution in the tourism sector responsible for the development and implementation of tourism state policy.

The main tasks of the Ministry in the field of tourism are determined by the Tourism Law and other legislative acts.

The state policy for tourism development is implemented by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (hereinafter – the Agency) supervised by the Ministry. The main task of the Agency is the branding of Latvia as an attractive tourism destination on the international level.