Zemgale Planning Region
Zemgale Planning Region (hereinafter – ZPR) is a subordinate public entity under the supervision of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development. Its territory is composed of 20 districts and two bigger cities.
ZPR was established in 2006. The main goal of the Planning Region is to ensure regional planning and coordination, as well as cooperation between municipalities and different governmental institutions. ZPR provides planning services on a national, regional and local level. It ensures regional and local level representation in the elaboration of entrepreneurship, employment and social policies. ZPR’s mission is to coordinate and promote the long-term and well-balanced development of the Zemgale region by providing effective services to local inhabitants, NGOs, entrepreneurs and municipalities.