President of the Republic of Lithuania

EU must invest more in security
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with ambassadors of EU member states accredited to Lithuania. This is a traditional ambassadorial meeting with the President to discuss the key developments of the year, political topicalities in Lithuania, the EU agenda, and foreign policy issues.
NATO exercises reinforce Lithuanian defense
President Dalia Grybauskaitė observed NATO military exercise Iron Sword 2016 at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area. This is one of the largest field training exercises held for the third time in Lithuania, with 4000 troops from 11 NATO allies taking part.
The President’s initiative: focus on violence against women in Lithuania and the world
At the initiative of President of Lithuania and Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders Dalia Grybauskaitė, a letter calling on the international community to stop violence against women and to reduce its negative economic impact was handed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The call for action is issued jointly with President Michelle Bachelet of Chile.
Lithuanian and Estonian unity for security and well-being in the region
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the newly elected Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid. This visit is one of the first foreign trips made by the President of Estonia since she assumed office on October 10.
Seeking solutions for the EU-Canada agreement
President Dalia Grybauskaitė continues her working visit in Brussels where she is attending the European Council meeting. On the second day of the summit, the EU leaders are holding a discussion on economic issues and trade with global partners.

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The President will make a working visit to Ukraine

2016-12-09

On Monday, December 12, President Dalia Grybauskaitė is going on a working visit to Kyiv where she will meet with President Petro Poroshenko and take part in the ninth meeting of the Council of Presidents of Lithuania and Ukraine. The two presidents will discuss Ukraine's eurointegration and the possibility for Ukrainian nationals to enjoy visa free travel in the European Union as soon as possible. They will review the ongoing reforms and the security situation in Ukraine as well as the implementation of the Minsk agreements. The meeting will also focus on fighting deep-rooted corruption. Having traveled the long road to transparency, Lithuania has valuable experience to share with Ukraine. In the Corruption Perception Index, Lithuania ranks 32, while Ukraine ranks 130.

EU must invest more in security

2016-12-09

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with ambassadors of EU member states accredited to Lithuania. This is a traditional...

The President congratulated Finland on national day

2016-12-06

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and one her own behalf to...

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated President-elect of Austria

2016-12-05

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen of Austria on his victory and wished him continued success in performing the important and responsible duties of the presidential office. In her message of congratulations, the President underlined that new emerging opportunities should be fully used to strengthen the dialogue between the people of both countries as well as to develop joint initiatives for the benefit of our continent and all Europeans.

NATO exercises reinforce Lithuanian defense

2016-12-02

President Dalia Grybauskaitė observed NATO military exercise Iron Sword 2016 at the General Silvestras Žukauskas...

The President congratulated the United Arab Emirates on national day

2016-12-02

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the unification of the United Arab Emirates. Next year will mark twenty five years of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates. According to the President, during this period the two countries have enjoyed increasing bilateral cooperation, growing interest in each other and greater popular willingness to develop mutually beneficial activities. She expressed her strong hope that the...

The President congratulated Romania on national day

2016-12-01

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Klaus Iohannis of Romania on national holiday – Unification Day. According to the President, successful cooperation between Lithuania and Romania at the bilateral level and within the European Union and NATO is predetermined by the shared objective of representing the interests of the citizens while seeking full security, economic growth and unity in the region and across the continent.

The President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Qatar

2016-11-30

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Ambassador Ahmed Saif Saif Khalaf Al-Midhadi of Qatar....

The President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Burkina Faso

2016-11-29

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Burkina Faso, Simplice Honoré...

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the President of the Tunisian Republic on his 90th birthday

2016-11-29

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Beji Caid Essebsi of the Tunisian Republic on his 90th birthday. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of the Tunisian Republic is celebrating his personal jubilee as he pursues dialogue and agreement between different national forces in order to achieve the ultimate goal of consolidating the state, unity among its citizens, as well as their well-being and security.

Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to the Prime Minister of Latvia on his birthday anniversary

2016-11-28

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister of Latvia, on his 55th birthday anniversary. The President underscored that Lithuania and Latvia were next-door neighbors, friends and close associates walking down together the historical pathway of independence and democracy. According to the President, Lithuania highly values increasingly stronger bilateral relations and sees Latvia as a partner and ally moving forward in one direction to attain common goals.

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