President of the Republic of Lithuania

Regional security is a common interest of Lithuania and Sweden
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Speaker of the Swedish Parliament - Riksdag - Urban Ahlin and members of his delegation. Bilateral cooperation, enhancement of regional security and defense as well as preparation for the Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in Brussels this week were discussed at the meeting.
Lithuania’s experience in fighting against propaganda is a model for Europe
gathered in Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden, the EU leaders discuss ways in which education and culture may contribute to the protection of EU values. The focus of the meeting is on fake news and anti-European propaganda. To this end, President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented Lithuania’s experience.
Social exclusion is a concern of the entire EU
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attends the European Council meeting to discuss measures to be undertaken by the EU and its member states in fighting against social exclusion, reducing unemployment and ensuring better working conditions for European people.
Innovations have become an eloquent visiting card of Lithuania
During an official visit to the UAE, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to discuss bilateral cooperation in innovation, high technologies, communications, renewable energy, and life sciences.
New opportunities open up for Lithuania in the Gulf
President Dalia Grybauskaitė who is on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Strengthening of relations between Lithuania and the UAE in the areas of trade, energy and innovations was in the focus of the meeting. The leaders also discussed international security situation, the importance of fight against terrorism and extremism and cooperation between the UAE and the EU and NATO.

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Regional security is a common interest of Lithuania and Sweden

2017-11-20

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Speaker of the Swedish Parliament - Riksdag - Urban Ahlin and members of his delegation. Bilateral cooperation, enhancement of regional security and defense as well as preparation for the Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in Brussels this week were discussed at the meeting. The President underscored that security of the Baltic countries and that of Sweden were closely interrelated. Although Sweden is not a member of NATO, it is strategically important in the regional defense, and its participation in deterrence and defense planning is paramount. Therefore, it is very important to enhance military cooperation, organize joint exercises, exchange information and improve military interaction.

The President extended congratulations to Monaco on National Day

2017-11-19

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to Prince Albert II of Monaco on National Day. In her message of congratulations, the President wrote that the Principality of Monaco was an important partner of Lithuania and the European Union with which Lithuania shared common values and the ultimate goal of building a prosperous, secure and united continent.

The President congratulated Latvia on Independence Day

2017-11-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended the most cordial congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia on the 99th anniversary of independence. Next year, the President wrote in her message of congratulations, Lithuania and Latvia will celebrate their independence centenaries – an event of immense importance for both Lithuanians and Latvians, attributing a very special meaning to the great achievements attained by the two nations in between the two world wars and after regaining independence.

Lithuania’s experience in fighting against propaganda is a model for Europe

2017-11-17

Gathered in Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden, the EU leaders discuss ways in which education and culture...

Social exclusion is a concern of the entire EU

2017-11-17

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attends the European Council meeting to discuss measures to be undertaken by the EU and...

EU leaders focus on social security and resilience against fake news

2017-11-16

On Friday, November 17, President Dalia Grybauskaitė leaves for Gothenburg, Sweden, to attend the Social Summit aimed...

The President extended condolences over the earthquake in Iraq and Iran

2017-11-13

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to President Fuad Masum of the Republic of Iraq and President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the earthquake that resulted in many human lives, injuries and extensive devastation to local villages of both countries. In this time of sorrow and hardship, the President wished strength to the victims’ families and loved ones as well as consolidation to Iraq and Iran in conducting rescue operations and overcoming the painful consequences of this disaster as soon as possible.

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the re-elected President of Slovenia

2017-11-12

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated President Borut Pahor of Slovenia on his re-election as President of the Republic of Slovenia and wished him every success in performing the important and responsible duties of this position. In her message of congratulations, the President underscored that, over the last decade, Lithuania and Slovenia had consolidated their partnership not only within the European Union and NATO, but also at the bilateral level.

The President congratulated Poland on Independence Day

2017-11-11

President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated President Andrzej Duda and the people of Poland on Independence Day. As we are preparing to celebrate our independence centenaries next year, the President wrote in her message of congratulations, we stand committed to the ultimate goal of strengthening and consolidating national independence and civil liberties. Dalia Grybauskaitė underlined that Poland was Lithuania’s ally and partner in the region, the European Union and NATO, and a like-minded country to address pressing political, economic and security challenges as well as to ensure the freedom, values and...

The President received letters of credence from Italian Ambassador

2017-11-09

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Italian Republic, Francesco...

The President extended condolences over the shooting attack in Texas

2017-11-06

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to U.S. President Donald Trump over the tragic shooting in the state of Texas that left dozens of people dead. The President wished strength and fortitude to the victims’ families and loved ones, as well as unity and consolidation to the people of Texas and the United States of America.

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The President meets with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3)

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Meeting with Speaker of the Swedish Parliament (Riksdag) Urban Ahlin (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3)

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