President of the Republic of Lithuania

Lithuanian Presidency perpetuated on commemorative coins

2013-06-25

Tuesday, June 25, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė took part in the presentation of coins dedicated to Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Bank of Lithuania has issued the collector coin and the circulation coin, in denominations of 50 litas and 1 litas, to perpetuate the Lithuanian Presidency over EU Council.

"In just five days from now Lithuania will take over the helm of the EU Council Presidency. It is a great responsibility and, at the same time, a historical duty for our country. I am happy that on this historical occasion Lithuania will have a unique coin symbolizing Lithuania's contribution to strengthening the entire European Union," the President said.

According to the President, this coin will serve as a symbol of Lithuania's responsible and fair financial policies. Lithuania supports the Fiscal Compact and the Stability and Growth Pact and will make every effort to have this political will entrenched in national legislation. The President has noted that abiding by financial discipline will continue to be a guarantee of economic stability and growth in Europe.

Copyright - Dž. G. Barysaitė 

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.06.25 11:35

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