Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Christian Verdonck of Belgium.
2010-07-13 Lithuanian and Romanian Presidents to discuss possibilities for developing bilateral relations and cooperation in the EU and NATO
Tomorrow, Wednesday, 14 July, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, is to meet with her Romanian counterpart, Traian Băsescu, who is to pay an official visit to Lithuania. The Lithuanian and Romanian Presidents are to discuss bilateral relations, the prospects of economic cooperation, common interests in the European Union and NATO, foreign and security policy, and possibilities for promoting regional cooperation.
The President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, met with the Prime Minister of Estonia, Andrus Ansip, who is on a visit to Lithuania. The Lithuanian President and the Estonian Prime Minister discussed the relations between Lithuania and Estonia, bilateral economic cooperation, emphasized the need for coordinated economic decisions and the aim to achieve energy independence of the Baltic States.
2010-07-12 The President: New NATO strategic concept should strengthen the Alliance and ensure specific security guarantees
The President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, met with the Commander of the US European Command and NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Admiral James G. Stavridis. The head of the state and the NATO Supreme Commander discussed Lithuania’s cooperation within NATO, military training, and cooperation in performing the international mission in Afghanistan and possible joint response to new challenges.
July 12 marks one year since President Dalia Grybauskaitė took office. What has changed in Lithuania over that time? “Lithuanian people wanted change and now they see it on the move. Not as fast as we had wanted but still in these 365 days Lithuania took the courage to go for change towards a more transparent, fairer, safer and more civic-spirited state. This is an ambitious agenda. But if we continue working hand in hand towards a common goal, we will succeed in creating a better Lithuania,” the President says covering her first year in office.
At a press conference held to review the first year of her term in office, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said that she, just like all the people of Lithuania, had had a difficult, painful and yet optimistic year. “It was a year of great personal responsibility placed by public expectations for a quality attitude towards work upon both the civil service and law enforcement institutions,” the President said.
President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė sent congratulations to Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych on the 60th birthday anniversary. „Thank you for your sincere letter which was handed to me by the Ukrainian Foreign Minister during his recent visit to Lithuania. I would like to assure you that friendly and mutually beneficial relations with Ukraine have always been and will continue to be an important objective in Lithuania’s foreign policy,” the President writes in the letter of congratulations.
2010-07-06 Statehood is to be strengthened every day
"I strongly believe that the creative vision of our people, their ability to come and stand together in the face of challenge, their determination to overcome even the most difficult obstacles, and their unfailing faith in the future of the nation are the royal moral values handed down to us by King Mindaugas - values that we have always been, and will continue to be, proud of," President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė said at the state flag-hoisting ceremony dedicated to the Statehood Day - King Mindaugas Coronation Day, held on the Daukanto Square
"You offer us yet another opportunity to put ourselves and our civic mind to the test of time. Your example makes us raise our standards higher and higher," President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė said at the ceremony of presenting state awards - orders and medals - to Lithuanian and foreign nationals for their merits to the Republic of Lithuania and for promoting the name of Lithuania, on the occasion of July 6, the Statehood Day (King Mindaugas Coronation Day).
President Dalia Grybauskaitė offered personal congratulations by phone to President-elect Bronisław Komorowski on his victory in Poland's presidential elections.
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11:00 President meets with Chairman of the Competition Council Šarūnas Keserauskas (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3, Vilnius)
15:30 President meets with Egidijus Bieliūnas, candidate for the position of the EU General Court judge (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3, Vilnius)