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2016 06 29
Resettlement of Lithuanians from unsafe areas in Ukraine extended

The Government took the decision to extend the resettlement of the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania, persons of Lithuanian origin and their family members residing in the Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol City, Donetsk and Luhansk regions to Lithuania, and the provide state support for their integration. 

Prime Minister: Lithuania is interested to maintain closest possible EU-UK relations
2016 06 27
Prime Minister: Lithuania is interested to maintain closest possible EU-UK relations

“Lithuania is interested to maintain the closest possible relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom, particularly in the areas of foreign policy, security and internal market”, said Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius on the British referendum outcomes, respecting the will expressed by the UK citizens not to relate their...

Prime Minister’s meeting with European Commissioner: raising economic performance
2016 06 16
Prime Minister’s meeting with European Commissioner: raising economic performance

On Thursday, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met with Elzbieta Bienkowska, European Commissioner for internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises, to discuss delivery of services and other single market-related issues, as well as  competitiveness and industrial upgrading, also Commission’s...

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2016 06 12
Prime Minister Butkevičius expresses condolences over tragic events in US

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has expressed condolences over the horrific attack that claimed five dozen lives and left many wounded in the city of Orlando, United States of America. “We are shocked by the tragic events in the city of Orlando, Florida, having taken so many innocent lives. On behalf of the Government, I express deepest...

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius: Lithuania negotiates wheat and egg exports to US
2016 06 10
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius: Lithuania negotiates wheat and egg exports to US

On Friday, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has met with United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Michael Scuse, to discuss cooperation, including agricultural and food trade, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Agreement between the European Union and the United States and its future benefits, broader...

Prime Minister and President of the European Commission discuss milk sector and energy security
2016 06 03
Prime Minister and President of the European Commission discuss milk sector and energy security

On Friday, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has met with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels. In the meeting, the Prime Minister has asked the President of the European Commission for additional targeted support for Lithuania’s milk producers, has highlighted the importance of power grid...

Prime Minister Butkevičius: new opportunities in relations with China
2016 06 02
Prime Minister Butkevičius: new opportunities in relations with China

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met with the member of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Yang Jing. During the meeting the further development of bilateral relations between Lithuania and China was discussed, as well as the cooperation between the countries in the China’s +16 format, partnership in the fields of logistics and...

Prime Minister’s greetings to new Head of Turkish Government
2016 05 27
Prime Minister’s greetings to new Head of Turkish Government

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has sent greetings to Turkish Prime Minister Binal Yildirim, wishing success in leading the Cabinet of Ministers.

Lithuanian and Czech Prime Ministers: development of space for cooperation and reinforced partnership
2016 05 24
Lithuanian and Czech Prime Ministers: development of space for cooperation and reinforced partnership

On his official visit to the Czech Republic, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has met with the Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka earlier today. The Counterparts have noted the excellent bilateral relationships, underlining the need for closer economic cooperation. The Prime Ministers have...

Prime Minister in the Czech Republic: Lithuania can become a trade gateway between East and West
2016 05 24
Prime Minister in the Czech Republic: Lithuania can become a trade gateway between East and West

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius who is on an official visit in the Czech Republic today has participated in a forum “Lithuanian transport solutions for Czech enterprises business”. During the event a cooperation agreement was signed between AB “Lietuvos Geležinkeliai” and the freight railway transport company “ČD Cargo”.

Prime Minister’s meeting with EU Member V. P. Andriukaitis: focus on socio-economic policy and public security
2016 05 20
Prime Minister’s meeting with EU Member V. P. Andriukaitis: focus on socio-economic policy and public security

On Friday, Prime Minister met with the European Commissioner responsible for health and food safety, Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, to discuss European Commission’s recommendations for Lithuania, and particularly focussing on the agricultural sector and the problems of nuclear safety in the region.

Prime Minister and Romanian President: hope for EU support for synchronization in the field energy
2016 05 18
Prime Minister and Romanian President: hope for EU support for synchronization in the field energy

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius had a working lunch with the Romanian President Klaus Iohannisu to discuss bilateral relations between Lithuania and Romania, and the possibilities for strengthening the economic partnership, the importance of the cooperation in the European Union (EU) and NATO formats, as well as energy...

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