President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Qatar on national day

2016-12-18

Sunday, December 18, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on national day.

The President pointed out that Lithuania highly valued Qatar as an important partner in the region, with whom for the past several years a constructive dialogue had been taking place at both the bilateral level and in the context of relations with the European Union. She further underlined that growing mutual interest in both countries and cultures had paved the way for new interactions contributing to the general good of the two nations and their citizens.

In her message of congratulations, the President expressed her strong hope that cooperation experience would be used to launch many new joint initiatives in trade, investment, research, and innovation, to promote student exchange and to expand contacts across a whole range of other areas.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the Qatari Emir continued health and success. She sent her best wishes for the happiness and prosperity of Qatar and its people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2016.12.19 10:05

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