President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President meets the Lord Mayor of London

2013-04-23

Tuesday, April 23, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford, who is visiting Lithuania. The conversation focused on Lithuania's preparations for the presidency of the Council of the European Union and the investment climate in the country.

According to the President, the upcoming presidency of the Council of the European Union is a major challenge for Lithuania. Financial stability and economic growth will be the underlying priorities on the presidency agenda. Lithuania will also dedicate considerable attention to the Eastern Partnership issues, cooperation with Eastern neighbors, and trade with strategic partners.

The President underlined that our country can be justly proud of well-developed business infrastructure and favorable conditions for business start-ups. Investors from the United Kingdom and all over the world are always welcome in Lithuania. British companies such as Barclays and Callcredit have proved that our country is open to foreign investment and that business can be successfully developed here.

This is the fourth time the Lord Mayor of one of the world's most important financial centres is paying a visit to Lithuania. The Lithuanian City of London Club is one of the most active organizations uniting Lithuanian professionals based in London. The goal of the Club members is to help Lithuania penetrate international markets.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.04.23 17:03

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