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Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Lithuania assumes responsibility for its security
2017 02 15
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Lithuania assumes responsibility for its security

On his visit to Brussels, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Jens Stoltenberg. The meeting focused on the security policy in the Baltic region, Europe and in the world.

Baltic countries endorse their commitment to Rail Baltica
2017 01 31
Baltic countries endorse their commitment to Rail Baltica

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis took part in the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers in Tallinn, where he, together with the Latvian and Estonian colleagues, signed a Rail Baltica agreement.

Photo: Arno Mikkor / Office of the President
2017 01 31
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: we very much appreciate the active dialogue between the Baltic countries

On his visit to Tallinn (Estonia), Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, to discuss regional security, EU future, as well as regional energy and transport infrastructure projects.

Photo: Government of the Republic of Estonia
2017 01 30
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: I am happy that Estonia has remained our reliable partner in the region

On his visit to Tallinn (Estonia), Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with his Estonian counterpart Jüri Ratas. They talked about issues of both bilateral as well as regional relevance, including the regional security, the energy development opportunities, the Rail Baltica, etc.

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: we will focus more on balanced development across Lithuanian regions
2017 01 26
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: we will focus more on balanced development across Lithuanian regions

The importance of the EU investment and cohesion policies have been discussed by Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and European Commissioner for regional policy, Corina Cretu. “Lithuania is a country largely relying on European Union’s investment as regards its growth and rising quality of life. The...

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: a breakthrough needed in relations with European Commission
2017 01 26
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: a breakthrough needed in relations with European Commission

In his meeting earlier today with Health and Food Safety Commissioner, Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has discussed both general European agenda items as well as specific ones, including as health risk management. The Prime Minister has noted the need for a breakthrough in country’s...

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...

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