President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President congratulated Canada on national day


Monday, July 1, Vilnius President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Governor General Julie Payette on the 152nd anniversary of Canada Day.

The President underlined that Canada was a very important ally of Lithuania and of all Europe in addressing trade, climate change, anti-terrorism, human rights, and many other issues.

“Joint work within NATO has expanded and strengthened our bilateral dialogue. We highly value your country's spirit of responsibility and solidarity in security matters and its contribution to deterrence and consolidated defense across the whole of our region,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

Dalia Grybauskaitė expressed her delight that the people of Lithuania and Canada maintained close friendly ties and reaffirmed support to their further contacts across all possible areas. According to the President, collaborative work between the European Union and Canada will open many new opportunities for Lithuanians and Canadians to engage in joint business, innovation, scientific, student and societal exchange, and cultural activities.

Dalia Grybausakitė wished the Canadian Governor General and the people of Canada continued unity, well-being, and success.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2019.07.01 10:20