President of the Republic of Lithuania

President of Israel to arrive on state visit to Lithuania

2013-07-26

Friday, July 26, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė next week will meet with the President of Israel, Shimon Peres, who is coming to Lithuania on a state visit.

The Israeli President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate will make a visit to our country at the invitation of President Dalia Grybauskaitė on the eve of his 90th birthday.

The two Presidents will discuss bilateral relations, EU-Israel relationship, the situation in the Middle East, perpetuation of the memory of Holocaust victims and Jewish cultural heritage issues, as well as cooperation in promoting innovation and high technologies.

According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, innovation advancement, development and application in everyday life is a priority sphere of the Lithuanian economy, therefore it is particularly important to fully and effectively exploit the potential of cooperation with Israel, global leader in the fields of high-tech and research.

The President of Israel will be on a state visit to Lithuania for two days.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.07.26 08:49

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