President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Portugal on national day


Monday, June 10, Vilnius President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal on national day.

According to the President, Lithuania and Portugal cooperate successfully in addressing security and defense issues and in search for response to current topical challenges. Lithuania highly valued the consistent contribution of Portugal to the defense of NATO’s Eastern borders and the Baltic region.

Great relations between the two states also lead to ever-growing mutual trust and interest of people in developing joint projects together. The cooperation in business, science, culture and academic area as well as tourism, students, academic exchanges and people-to-people contacts have flourished over fifteen years.

The President expressed hope that fostered friendship as well as bilateral dialogue between Lithuania and Portugal would open many more opportunities for the citizens of both countries to get to know each other better and cooperate beneficially while strengthening their countries and Europe as a whole.

The President wished Portugal and its people continued success, happiness, welfare, and concord.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2019.06.10 09:09