President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President congratulated the Emperor of Japan on national day


Sunday, December 23, Vilnius President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people to His Imperial Majesty Akihito on his birthday and Japan’s national holiday.

According to the President, Lithuania highly values enhanced cooperation between Lithuania and Japan, friendship among our people, mutually beneficial business and cultural contacts especially over the recent years when we exchanged successful bilateral visits. The role of Japan as an important partner of Lithuania and Europe has been growing. Lithuania welcomes the decisive strengthening of overall collaboration between our countries in politics, defense and economy. The President expressed her conviction that EU-Japan free trade and strategic partnership agreements will open many more ways for our countries to address common challenges responsibly and opportunities for our people to collaborate in many relevant areas.

The President wished His Imperial Majesty for continued health and happiness, as well as for the ever-lasting success, welfare and concord of people of Japan.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2018.12.24 12:42