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Prime Minister and President of the European Court of Justice discuss protection of common interests
2017 01 17
Prime Minister and President of the European Court of Justice discuss protection of common interests

On Monday, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with President of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Mr Koen Lenaerts to discuss European Union issues and priorities, the ECJ work, reform and cooperation with the Lithuanian courts. “Europe today is not short of external and internal challenges. Therefore, our...

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Latvia is Lithuania’s important and reliable partner
2017 01 13
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Latvia is Lithuania’s important and reliable partner

Having chosen the neighbouring Latvia as his first official foreign destination, on Thursday, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with the leaders of the country, including President Raimonds Vējonis, Speaker of the Saeima Inara Mūrniece and Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis. “I am particularly happy to be here, in Riga, on my...

Meeting with member of the European Court of Auditors: the use of EU funds
2017 01 05
Meeting with member of the European Court of Auditors: the use of EU funds

Today Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has met with member of the European Court of Auditors Rimantas Šadžius.    The Head of Government has thanked for the 2015 Annual Report on the EU’s budget implementation, and has expressed his satisfaction about the absence of remarks on Lithuania therein. Skvernelis said that he was delighted about...

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: consistency, activeness and continuity are key elements in foreign policy
2016 12 15
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: consistency, activeness and continuity are key elements in foreign policy

“The Lithuanian foreign policy is based on long-term national interests and the continuity of their implementation”, said Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis earlier today in the meeting with the EU ambassadors, held at the initiative of the Slovak Republic that is completing its Presidency of the European...

Prime Minister’s greetings to Italy’s new Head of Government
2016 12 15
Prime Minister’s greetings to Italy’s new Head of Government

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has sent his greetings to Paolo Gentiloni on his appointment as Italy’s Prime Minister, and on the formation of the new government. “The Government of the Republic of Lithuania is ready to work with you and with your Government to achieve the common goal of strengthening our bilateral relations and working together...

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2016 12 13
Seventeenth Government Begins its Work

Today the Cabinet of the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has begun its work, forming the 17th Government since the restoration of Lithuania’s independence.

Acting Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius in Riga: we are of one mind on security and infrastructure development
2016 12 09
Acting Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius in Riga: we are of one mind on security and infrastructure development

Acting Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met his colleagues, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kučinskis and Estonian Head of Government Juri Ratas at the meeting of the prime ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers in Riga on Friday to discuss the issues of regional security, transport and energy...

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius Congratulates New French Prime Minister
2016 12 07
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius Congratulates New French Prime Minister

Acting Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has sent a letter to Bernard Cazeneuve congratulating him on being appointed as Prime Minister of France. ‘France is Lithuania’s strategic partner in the European Union and in the field of security. This direction binds our states together and provides a solid framework for close cooperation in...

Prime Minister and U.S. Ambassador: relations are strong, productive and mutually beneficial
2016 10 31
Prime Minister and U.S. Ambassador: relations are strong, productive and mutually beneficial

While receiving on Monday the new U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania Anne Hall, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius noted the excellent bilateral relations between the two states and emphasized the importance of the transatlantic relationship and the need to continue to strengthen the US leadership in Europe. “There is no doubt...

Prime Minister Welcomes New Government in Spain
2016 10 31
Prime Minister Welcomes New Government in Spain

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has congratulated the new Spanish Government, approved by Parliament, and its head Mariano Rajoy. “On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, I would like to congratulate you on the formation of a new Government of Spain and your re-appointment as a Prime Minister. We are ready to cooperate closely in...

Prime Minister has extended greetings to the new Head of Government of Croatia
2016 10 20
Prime Minister has extended greetings to the new Head of Government of Croatia

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has extended his greetings to Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković having formed the Government and assumed his duties as Head of Government of the Republic of Croatia.    “I would like to express my delight at very good relations between our countries and cooperation in numerous fields....

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2016 10 10
Chancellor of the Government: we are committed to take further our cooperation with China

Earlier today, Chancellor of the Government Alminas Mačiulis has attended an event held in Beijing to mark the 25 anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the Republic of Lithuania and the People’s Republic of China. “Since the beginning of the cooperation in 1991, our countries have signed 14...

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