President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President to attend informal meeting of the European Council in Brussels


Wednesday, May 23, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė will attend an informal meeting of the European Council in Brussels.

The heads of state or government of the EU member states gather to the capital of Belgium to discuss the economic situation in Europe and the preparation for the European Council meeting scheduled in June.

According to the President, having agreed on fiscal discipline measures it is time to look for new ways to promote economic growth and employment. Proper balance between strict fiscal discipline and economy promoting measures is a prerequisite for ensuring economic revival in Europe, she said.

Following the initiatives discussed at the informal meeting of the European Council, concrete measures aimed to boost economy and employment will be introduced during European Council meeting which will take place at the end of June.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2012.05.23 08:45