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 influx of migrants.
The meeting is called to address as a matter of urgency the increased flows of illegal migration and the ongoing tragedies in the Mediterranean. 11 thousand migrants who chose the deadly sea crossing have been rescued in April, while over 2,000 people have died since the beginning of the year.
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...
Dalia Grybauskaitė met with OSCE Secretary General
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in...
The President welcomed participants of OSCE/UN conference
President Dalia Grybauskaitė welcomed the participants of the conference organized by the Organization for Security...
In Presidential Palace – OSCE/UN conference on women, peace and security
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...
The President congratulated the Grand Duke of Luxembourg on his 60th birthday
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
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
President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Wei Ruixing of the People’s Republic of...