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The main conditions of the Concession Agreement of Visaginas NPP have been confirmed
2011 12 23
The main conditions of the Concession Agreement of Visaginas NPP have been confirmed

Today the Agreement on the main conditions of the Concession Agreement of Visaginas nuclear power plant (NPP) has been signed in the Government. The Agreement has been signed by Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, the Head of Concession Tender Commission and the Vice-minister of Energy, and Masaharu Hanyu, the Vice-president of Strategic investor...

Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius took part in an opening of the Vilnius Jewish <br> library
2011 12 16
Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius took part in an opening of the Vilnius Jewish
library

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius today participated in an opening of the Vilnius Jewish library. “Not knowing what Vilnius was like in the 19th-20th century, before the Holocaust, means not knowing what Vilnius is actually like. This library means great joy, a tragedy and diversity. We have recovered our great asset”,...

2011 11 24
Consultations with the EC on financial assistance for the closure of the INPP to continue

Today the European Commission (EC) has submitted a renewed proposal on the provision of the financial assistance for the closure of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP). According to Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius, consultations with the EC will continue in this regard.

2011 11 16
The Government decides to take over the shares of the bank Snoras for public needs

In accordance with the Law on Financial Stability providing for timely measures to be applied to ensure country`s financial stability and seeking to protect depositors` funds, as well as taking into account the findings and recommendations of the Bank of Lithuania, and the public interest, the Government has decided to take over the shares of the bank Snoras for public needs. Bank shareholders will be compensated for their shares in accordance with the law, following the assessment of bank assets.

2011 10 28
Lithuania has made an important step in the implementation of the EU Third Package

The Government approved the implementation plan on separation of operation and control of natural gas companies non-compliant with the Law on Natural Gas whereby AB Lietuvos Dujos must complete the separation of its operational activities (transportation, distribution and supply) by 31 October 2014.

2011 10 20
Prime Minister: it is important to remember what we must not forget in the Holocaust
history

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius took part in a solemn opening of a new permanent exhibition on the commemoration of the Nazi occupation and the Holocaust in Lithuania, at the Museum of Genocide Victims. The Prime Minister noted the exceptional significance of the space that makes us remember events that are impossible to forget.

2011 10 05
Prime Minister thanked French Ambassador for development of bilateral relations

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has met with outgoing Ambassador of France François Laumonier. The Prime Minister has thanked the Ambassador for his substantial contribution into the development of relations between Lithuania and France.

The Lithuanian Government launches electronic signature
2011 09 07
The Lithuanian Government launches electronic signature

Today Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and the ministers have put their first electronic signatures to the legal acts passed by the Government. Thus Lithuania has made an important step in e-solutions development and has joined the leading European states.

2011 08 31
Prime Minister Kubilius: relations with Poland are of great value to Lithuania, and we seek to foster them continuously

Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has sent a letter to Prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk where he had expressed his delight at the fact that Lithuania and Poland, who are marking the twentieth anniversary of their diplomatic relations this year, have managed to achieve a lot over this relatively short period of time.

Prime Minister: we can and should be proud of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, let‘s give it back to Lithuania and to the world
2011 07 15
Prime Minister: we can and should be proud of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, let‘s give it back to Lithuania and to the world

Today Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius visited the unearthed fragments of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius in the vicinity of the former Jewish house of worship at Vokiečių Street. With a view to perpetuating the memory of the former Jewish spiritual and cultural center in Vilnius a...

2011 07 14
Prime Minister: Choice of a Strategic Partner for Further Talks Signals the Completion of Important Stage of Visaginas NPP Project

“The choice of a strategic investor is an important landmark for the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant project and a major step towards Lithuania’s energetic independence, which is in the long term benefit for the Lithuanian economy and people”, said the Prime Minister, responding to the news that the proposal from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and a combined Hitachi-US General Electric company had been selected as one of the two for further negotiation. The other proposal was submitted by US company Westinghouse, owned by Japanese Toshiba.

U.S.-Lithuania Joint Press Release on Energy Security Cooperation
2011 07 01
U.S.-Lithuania Joint Press Release on Energy Security Cooperation

The Governments of the United States and Lithuania reaffirm their strong bilateral partnership and close cooperation, and recommit to strengthen energy security in promoting energy diversification efforts in the Baltic Sea region. Lithuania has taken a leading role in promoting regional energy security cooperation in several key energy diversification and...

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