President of the Republic of Lithuania

Germany – Lithuania’s important security partner
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen. The meeting focused on regional security issues and defense cooperation.
Regional security – shared interest of Lithuania and Estonia
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Taavi Rõivas, the head of the new Estonian government which assumed office yesterday. The meeting focused on bilateral relations, enhanced security issues and energy cooperation. The President underlined that in a changed security situation in the region the Baltic States must also take all the necessary measures to ensure their own security. We must not only increase our defense spending, but also complete the manning of the Lithuanian armed forces, increase the ability of our citizens to defend their state, and acquire sophisticated military equipment
Lithuania has been invited to open OECD accession negotiations
President Dalia Grybauskaitė spoke on the phone with the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Ángel Gurría. The Secretary-General informed the President that the OECD Council consisting of representatives of all member countries had unanimously decided to invite Lithuania to open negotiations on its membership in this organisation.
Easter Greetings from President Dalia Grybauskaitė
Dear All, Easter is a celebration of spring, rebirth and the arrival of light. The awakening nature inspires renewal, restores faith in goodness and unfolds hope.
Lithuania-Turkey relations growing stronger
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to discuss bilateral relations, economic contacts, cooperation within NATO, and security in the region. “Turkey is an important partner of Lithuania and its NATO ally. Our political and economic relations are steadily growing. The Lithuanian business people are discovering new markets for export in Turkey. The scientists of our both countries cooperate actively in the fields of research, innovation, nano and biotechnology,” the President said.

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In Presidential Palace – OSCE/UN conference on women, peace and security

2015-04-17

On Monday, April 20, at 9:00 a.m., President Dalia Grybauskaitė will attend an international conference which will focus on ways to enhance the role of women in promoting international peace and security. The conference is organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations. The President who is also Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders will welcome the participants of the conference and hold a meeting with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier. Taking part in the conference held under the patronage of the Lithuanian President will be the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), Michael Georg Link, as well as over 70 experts from the United Nations and OSCE member states.

The President congratulated the Grand Duke of Luxembourg on his 60th birthday

2015-04-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg on his 60th birthday. “Lithuania greatly values strong partnership and collaboration ties with Luxembourg in the European Union and NATO. We strongly hope that our political, business and cultural relations will continue to grow, opening new avenues for perfection,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President congratulated the Queen of Denmark on her birthday anniversary

2015-04-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on her birthday anniversary. “As a modern monarch, you wisely guide the people of Denmark, bringing them together and enhancing the image of a friendly and creative nation. Your outgoing personality and active engagement in public life have made you very popular and loved by the people of your country and greatly admired by millions abroad,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President received letters of credence from China’s ambassador

2015-04-15

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Wei Ruixing of the People’s Republic of...

Germany – Lithuania’s important security partner

2015-04-15

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen. The meeting focused on regional...

Regional security – shared interest of Lithuania and Estonia

2015-04-13

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Taavi Rõivas, the head of the new Estonian government which assumed office...

The President received letters of credence from Indian ambassador

2015-04-10

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Ajay Bisaria of the Republic of India....

Lithuania has been invited to open OECD accession negotiations

2015-04-09

President Dalia Grybauskaitė spoke on the phone with the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic...

The President received letters of credence from Chilean ambassador

2015-04-08

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Republic of Chile to Lithuania,...

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Working meeting with Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3)

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The President attends an international conference of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the United Nations (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3)

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