For the attention of the media: invitation to the first euro cash withdrawal ceremony on the night of 1 January


2014 12 22


Media representatives are welcome at the euro adoption event to be held on the night of 1 January. Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, together with the Estonian colleague Taavi Roivas and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevičs, will make the withdrawal of the first banknotes of the new Lithuanian currency, the euro. The event will also be attended by Finance Minister Rimantas Šadžius and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania Vitas Vasiliauskas.

The event will start at 00:10, at the ATM located at Gedimino Avenue 2 in Vilnius. Media representatives willing to follow the ceremony from the designated media spot must carry a press pass.

After the official part of the event, the media will have an opportunity to interview the Lithuanian and Estonian Prime Ministers, the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Lithuanian Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania.

Your participation would be kindly welcome!