President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President received letters of credence from Croatia’s Ambassador


Wednesday, October 1, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Croatian Ambassador Anica Djamić. During their meeting, the President and the Ambassador discussed security problems as well as bilateral diplomatic and economic cooperation.

Dalia Grybauskaitė underlined that Lithuania and Croatia were successfully working together within the European Union and NATO. She pointed out that Croatia's accession to these organizations was the region's success story and a model example for other Western Balkan countries. The President also pointed out that the EU twinning programme which brought public officials from both countries together promoted a more active bilateral dialogue.

Speaking about trade, the President said that Lithuania and Croatia had to expand economic cooperation. This year saw an increase in the export of Lithuanian goods, the President said, adding that this indicated good opportunities for developing business contacts.

Anica Djamić has a Master's Degree in Law. Until 1994 she worked at the Institute of International and Comparative Law at Zagreb University. She also served as deputy foreign affairs adviser to the President of Croatia and the President's adviser for European Union issues. Before her appointment as Ambassador to Lithuania, Anica Djamić was Croatia's Ambassador to the Council of Europe. She resides in Stockholm. Croatia has an embassy office in Vilnius.

Photographs - R. Dačkus 

Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Last updated 2014.10.01 10:48