On November 2, President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving on a working visit to Shanghai at the invitation of President Xi Jinping and the Chinese government. The Lithuanian and Chinese presidents are scheduled to meet in the largest city of China - Shanghai. The two heads of state will discuss bilateral relations as well as new export opportunities for Lithuanian producers in the billion-strong Chinese market. Special focus will be placed on cooperation between China and the European Union, climate change, global trade, and international efforts to secure peace and stability in the world.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Ambassador José María Robles Fraga of Spain. The...
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia over the loss of hundreds of lives in a passenger plane crash. The President wished fortitude and endurance as well as unity to the victims’ families and loved ones and to all the people of Indonesia in overcoming the consequences of this tragic accident.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey on the 95th anniversary of the Republic Day. According to the President, we value Turkey as our important ally and partner in cooperation on bilateral level as well as in the context of NATO on relevant security and European issues. The President expressed conviction, that dialogue between Lithuania and Turkey, friendship among people of our countries and growing contacts in business, education, tourism, culture and many other areas would maintain the momentum.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Michael D. Higgins of Ireland on re-election and wished for every success, energy and strength in performing the very important and responsible duties of this position. The President also wished that trust given by the people of Ireland served as a source of energy and determination to continue to work for the benefit of Irish people and defend interests of the country, and inspire people for meaningful achievements that contribute to prosperity and solidarity of Ireland and promote rich culture of the country.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė offered condolences to President Donald Trump of the United States of America over the loss of lives in a cruel attack in a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The President underlined that Lithuania deplores this appalling and unjustifiable act of hatred and expresses solidarity with the people of the United States of America.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of Lithuanian people to President Miloš Zeman of the Czech Republic on 100th Anniversary of Czech Independence. According to the President, the Czech Republic was an important partner and ally of Lithuania. Extensive cooperation between Lithuania and the Czech Republic would hardly be possible without our membership of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Sahle-Work Zewde, the newly elected President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and wished her every success in performing the important and responsible duties of this position. The President also wished that the trust given to the new President by the people would serve as a source of energy and determination to work for the benefit of Ethiopia and its people, to strengthen the dialogue and concord in the country and the region and contribute to ensuring overall security and welfare of people.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Alexander Van der Bellen of Austria on national day. The President underlined that Lithuania highly valued Austria as an important partner, especially, when addressing topical European issues and looking for a joint response to challenges. The President expressed confidence that our shared values and European spirit would continue to strengthen bilateral dialogue and people-to-people contacts, particularly the friendly ties among members of our younger generation who had been brought together by research and culture projects, education,...
President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letter of credence from Ambassador Claire Lignieres-Counathe of France and...
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