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A joint meeting of the Lithuanian and Polish Governments to take place in Warsaw

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2021 09 16

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On 17 September, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė is travelling to Warsaw to meet with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, Marshal of the Sejm Elżbieta Witek, and Marshal of the Senate Tomasz Grodzki. In Warsaw, the Prime Ministers of Lithuania and Poland will chair the second intergovernmental meeting of the Lithuanian and Polish Governments, attended by 9 Lithuanian Ministers and 6 Vice-Ministers.

Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Finance Gintarė Skaistė, Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas, Minister of Social Security and Labour Monika Navickienė, Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis, Minister of Health Arūnas Dulkys, Minister of Education, Science and Sport Jurgita Šiugždinienė, Minister of Justice Evelina Dobrovolska, Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė, and Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Arnoldas Pranckevičius will participate in the joint inter-governmental meeting.

During the intergovernmental meeting, the Prime Ministers will sign a joint declaration on the bilateral cooperation.

The meetings in Warsaw will seek opportunities to further strengthen Lithuanian-Polish bilateral cooperation, especially in areas such as security and defence, home affairs, economy, and energy. Implementation of strategic infrastructure projects and cooperation between the countries in the EU and NATO formats will be discussed. The intergovernmental meeting will discuss the importance of preserving the identity of national minorities as well as their contribution to the strengthening of bilateral relations.

During her visit to Warsaw, Prime Minister Šimonytė will visit POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will pay tribute to the memory of the Warsaw Ghetto fighters, and will lay flowers at the Monument to the Fallen and Murdered in the East. The delegation led by the Lithuanian Prime Minister will pay a visit to Warsaw on 17 September, as Poland commemorates the 82nd anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland.

The first joint meeting of the Lithuanian and Polish Governments was held on 17 September 2020.