President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Norway on national day

2018-05-17

Thursday, May 17, Sofia, Bulgaria – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to King Harald V of Norway on Constitution Day.

The President underlined that the Kingdom of Norway was a very important partner and friend of both the European Union and Lithuania. "We see threats in the same light, we share membership in NATO, we stand in the same line on many continental and security issues, and we work together to protect democratic values,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, the Lithuanian people definitely know that Norway is a close and committed ally and highly value its support extended to the development and security of Lithuania.

The President pointed out that people-to-people contacts and the bonds of friendship between the two nations were further reinforced by the visit of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit to Lithuania this past month. The visit contributed in a significant way to the development of bilateral political, business and cultural relations.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the Royal Family and the people of Norway continued success, prosperity and a happy celebration.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2018.05.16 13:40

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