Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the Federal Chancellor of Austria on his 55th birthday
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann of the Republic of Austria on his 55th birthday.
In a message of congratulations, the President expressed her deepest respect to the Chancellor and reaffirmed Lithuania’s commitment to work together with Austria in promoting solidarity, stability and prosperity of the European Union.
The President congratulated Latvia on national day
On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Andris Bērziņš of the Republic of Latvia on national holiday – the twenty fifth anniversary of the restoration of Latvia’s independence.
According to the President, friendly relations between Lithuania and Latvia have been maintained for almost one hundred years now and we can be proud of the strong good-neighborly bond connecting us, the special sisterly ties between our nations that are based on mutual support and understanding, the Baltic culture and common historical experience.
Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated Poland’s President on May 3rd Constitution Day
On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Bronisław Komorowski of Poland on the occasion of Poland’s national holiday – May 3rd Constitution Day.
The President underlined that the Lithuanian-Polish Constitution of May 3 – adopted in 1791 – symbolized the wish of our two nations to foster strong statehood traditions based on the ideals of freedom and democracy.
“The serious historical challenges that Lithuania and Poland faced revealed the true value of freedom and democracy. Therefore, today we cannot stand indifferent when threats are once again leveled against sovereign nations and their right to decide their own future and when...
The President congratulated Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the arrival of her great grandchild
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the people of the United Kingdom on the birth of the daughter of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
“I extend my congratulations to you and the people of your country on such a joyful occasion. May the little one grow strong and may her family be happy and healthy,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.
Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the King of the Netherlands on national day
On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended sincere congratulations to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on the occasion of national holiday – King’s Day.
“Our two countries, united by common values and goals, are very close partners and allies in the European Union and NATO. I am pleased to note that we address newly emerging economic, political and security challenges in the spirit of solidarity and mutual understanding. In Lithuania, we highly value your country’s contribution to maintaining peace in the Baltic states region,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.
Lithuania will contribute to tackling migrant influx
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is attending a special meeting of the European Council to discuss measures to curb the...
The President congratulated Israel on national day
President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, to President Reuven Rivlin of the State of Israel on the occasion of Israel’s national holiday – Independence Day.
According to the President, collaborative relationship between Lithuania and Israel based on the spirit of friendship and shared understanding has allowed our people to get to know increasingly more about each other, individually and as nations, and to engage in the development of mutually beneficial projects.
The President to attend an extraordinary European Council on illegal migration
Tomorrow, April 23, President Dalia will travel to Brussels for an extraordinary meeting of the European Council.
The meeting is called to address as a matter of urgency the massive influx of illegal immigrants from North Africa and the ongoing tragedy in the Mediterranean which has killed 1,500 people in the past few months.
According to the President, it is not just the Southern European countries’ problem; it is an EU-wide problem which needs complex solutions and concerted effort at EU and international level.
Dalia Grybauskaitė presented with Moldova’s highest state decoration
President Dalia Grybauskaitė was awarded Moldova’s highest state decoration – the Order of the Republic of Moldova –...
Lithuania supports Moldova’s European choice
President Dalia Grybauskaitė held a meeting with President Nicolae Timofti of Moldova. In the run-up to the Eastern...