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Lithuanian top officials will discuss relations with Ukraine and Belarus

  President of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda will have a meeting with top government officials and other politicians on Tuesday to discuss relations with Ukraine and Belarus. Lithuania has been one of Ukraine’s strongest supporters internationally and has provided the country with humanitarian and military assistance. After Nauseda was sworn in as president last summer, Lithuania […]

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Bilateral meeting of Lithuanian and Finnish foreign ministers

  Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto is visiting Lithuania on Monday. Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius and his counterpart from Finland will discuss bilateral relations, EU current affairs and regional security challenges. During his visit, Haavisto is also scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. Finnish formin is holding the rotating EU presidency […]

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EUR 39.6 million for building a new vessel for the Lithuanian Armed Forces

  The new vessel will replace the Lithuanian Navy’s search and rescue ship Sakiai, which was built in 1986 and is said to be technically outdated. Already 7 shipbuilders have submitted bids for a contract to build a new vessel for the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The new vessel will carry out anti-pollution, and search and […]

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About Lithuanian Airports

  The Lithuanian airport network includes three air gates in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. During 2018 they served $ 6.3 million passengers and 61 thousand flights. During the summer season, 14 airlines fly directly from Lithuanian airports to 86 destination in 67 cities in 27 countries. This summer airBaltic introduced the aircraft Airbus A220-300 named […]

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India may open its embassy in Vilnius

  On Monday Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu in Vilnius. It’s the first visit by a high-ranking Indian official to Vilnius. has invited India to open its embassy in Vilnius. The head of Lithuanian government has invited India to open its embassy in Vilnius. The establishment of India’s […]

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Lithuania’s first Lady Diana Nausediene suspending her professional career

  First Lady Diana Nausediene will suspend her professional career and will devote more time to her new role. Till now Diana Nausediene has been giving lectures on international protocol at Vilnius University’s Business School. Political scientists recommend against giving preference to one higher school due to ethical reasons. And another reason is that the […]

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Closed Lukiskes prison in central Vilnius is open for new ideas

  Lukiskes prison in central Vilnius was closed in early July and now its territory can be open to all people. On Tuesday politicians, businessmen and public figures were involved into discussing possible ideas for closed prison A startup hub, tourist attraction or hotel are among ideas. The six-building complex covers an area of two […]

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Presidential term of Dalia Grybauskaite ends on July 12

  Gitanas Nauseda who was elected new president in May will replace Dalia Grybauskaite. Lithuania’s outgoing President Dalia Grybauskaite will bid farewell to EU ambassadors accredited to Lithuania. The president has usually met with ambassadors twice a year, and Wednesday’s meeting will be the last meeting of such a format. To get information how to […]

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An agreement between Lithuania and EC on direct payments to farmers

  Giedrius Surplys, Agriculture Minister of Lithuania told that new deal with the European Commission on new direct payments to farmers is going to be reached in late 2020. The Baltic countries will demand that direct payments to their farmers be increased to 100 percent of the EU average in seven years’ time. The Lithuanian, […]

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Presidential election in Lithuania

  Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for new Lithuanian President. Dalia Grybauskaite will leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Iincumbent Presudent commented on Sunday’s election and told that Lithuanian voters showed their maturity. Next round of Presidential election will take place in the […]

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