President of the Republic of Lithuania
The President expressed support to the EFP battle group facing COVID-19
On Friday, President Gitanas Nausėda and the commanders of NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP) battalion battle group deployed in Rukla discussed the situation due to coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and measures to tackle it.
The President: the EU needs to be determined now
During a video conference of the European Council, President Gitanas Nausėda said that EU must strengthen its coordination efforts to stop the spread of the virus and ensure the protection of people‘s health.
The President and the Prime Minister discussed measures to stop the spread of COVID-19
President Gitanas Nausėda discussed the spread of corona virus (COVID-19) and the measures aimed to prevent the spread during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Friday. The President urged the Prime Minister to ensure adequate supply of personal protective equipment to medical staff, help Lithuanian citizens to return home and facilitate safe transit of foreign nationals through the territory of Lithuania.
The President: in the face of crisis we need common EU rules for movement of people
On the night of March 17, President Gitanas Nausėda took part at an extraordinary European Council meeting convened using a video conference to discuss the situation in EU member states. The President personally addressed the European Council and leaders of the European Commission Charles Michel and Ursula Von der Leyen calling for greater coordination of member states’ response to the spread of coronavirus, cross-border movement of people, goods and services and the likely impact on economy.
The President: we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens
On Monday during the conference call, President Gitanas Nausėda, President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid discussed the challenges posed by the outbreak of corona virus (COVID-19). The President emphasized the need for coordinated actions at the EU level as well as at regional level. “First of all, we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens who are currently traveling. We must also secure effective transit of freight transport that supplies the Baltic States”, said the President.
The President expressed support to the EFP battle group facing COVID-19
The President expressed support to the EFP battle group facing COVID-19
The President: the EU needs to be determined now
The President: the EU needs to be determined now
The President and the Prime Minister discussed measures to stop the spread of COVID-19
The President and the Prime Minister discussed measures to stop the spread of COVID-19
The President: in the face of crisis we need common EU rules for movement of people
The President: in the face of crisis we need common EU rules for movement of people
The President: we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens
The President: we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens

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The President expressed support to the EFP battle group facing COVID-19

2020-03-27

On Friday, President Gitanas Nausėda and the commanders of NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP) battalion battle group deployed in Rukla discussed the situation due to coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and measures to tackle it. “The pandemic had a painful impact on the people of Lithuania as well as many public institutions. Unfortunately, it also affected the EFP troops deployed in Lithuania. I want to express my support and urge them to maintain their fighting spirit”, the President said highlighting that maintaining proper training and the necessary level of readiness of the armed forces was highly important at this moment of crisis.

The President urges Lithuania to adapt the successful experience of South Korea in tackling coronavirus

2020-03-27

Today, President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone conversation with President of South Korea Moon Jae-in. During the conversation, the President emphasized that Lithuanian institutions could learn from South Korean practical experience of managing the crisis, since this country managed to curb the spread of coronavirus effectively in relatively short time by adopting useful and innovative decisions to improve social and economic situation in the country. The two state leaders also discussed the possibilities for bilateral cooperation to ensure supply of necessary medical gear and equipment.

The President: the EU needs to be determined now

2020-03-27

During a video conference of the European Council, President Gitanas Nausėda said that EU must strengthen its...

The President and the Prime Minister discussed measures to stop the spread of COVID-19

2020-03-20

President Gitanas Nausėda discussed the spread of corona virus (COVID-19) and the measures aimed to prevent the...

The President: in the face of crisis we need common EU rules for movement of people

2020-03-18

On the night of March 17, President Gitanas Nausėda took part at an extraordinary European Council meeting convened...

The President: we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens

2020-03-16

On Monday during the conference call, President Gitanas Nausėda, President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of...

The President discussed free movement of people and goods with the Polish and Latvian leaders

2020-03-15

On Sunday, President Gitanas Nausėda held telephone conversations with Presidents of neighboring EU countries to ensure the smoothest possible return of Lithuanian and other EU citizens to their home countries in the face of the outbreak of corona virus (COVID-19). In the conversation with President of Poland Andrzej Duda, the President pointed out the complicated situation at the German-Polish border where despite previous agreements returning Lithuanian citizens encountered obstacles and could not exercise their right of free movement in recent days.

The President calls on EU institutions for a more coordinated response to COVID-19

2020-03-15

On Saturday, President Gitanas Nausėda sent a letter to the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, calling for a more coordinated response to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Europe. “It is evident that there is a need for coordinated approach on the EU level to ensure proper movement of goods and people within the EU,” the President wrote in his letter. He pointed out that more and more member states are introducing border control or even banning the entry of other EU nationals into their countries.

The President congratulated the Pope on election anniversary

2020-03-13

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to the Holy Father on the seventh anniversary of his election as Pope and wished for spiritual strength, continued health and fortitude as he inspired each and every individual to seek reconciliation, love, compassion, and mercy and encourage all nations to work for peace and dialogue. “During your apostolic visit to Lithuania, you wished her to be a beacon of hope. These words have evolved in meaning over time. After thirty years of regained independence, we can proudly say that we have learned how to build life in a free country. Today, however, we must...

Address by President Gitanas Nausėda on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the reestablishment of Lithuanian independence

2020-03-11

Dear Citizens of the Independent Republic of Lithuania, Dear Guests and Participants of the Celebration, It was...

Message of greetings from President Gitanas Nausėda for the celebration of March 11

2020-03-11

Dear All, I extend my greetings to you on three decades of independence! On thirty years of celebrating our...

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