President of the Republic of Lithuania

Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Lithuania’s ambassador to Germany

2017-07-10

Monday, July 10, Vilnius  President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Darius Semaška, Lithuanian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany. 

The President and the newly appointed ambassador discussed bilateral relations between the two countries in political, defense, economic, cultural, and scientific areas. Dalia Grybauskaitė underlined that Lithuania and Germany needed to continue and expand their cooperation on issues of regional defense, cyber and information threats. 

The President told the new ambassador that he would have to promote and spread information about Lithuania and its achievements across Germany in order to advance German business investments. She also underlined that the Lithuanian Embassy should support Baltic studies in the universities of Germany. 

Darius Semaška holds university diplomas in mathematics and political sciences. He started his diplomatic career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1992. He served as ambassador to Hungary and worked in Lithuania’s representation to the European Union. Between 2009 and 2012, Darius Semaška was Chief Foreign Policy Adviser to President Dalia Grybauskaitė. Before his ambassadorial posting to Germany, he was Lithuania's ambassador to the Netherlands.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2017.07.11 08:29

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