President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated the Emperor of Japan on his jubilee

2013-12-23

Monday, December 23, Vilnius - On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, Akihito, on his 80th birthday and Japan's national holiday.

The President also took the opportunity to wish the Emperor a Happy New Year, hoping strongly that it will be prosperous and fulfilling for the people of Japan.

"I am convinced that 2014 will be a year of bilateral trust and even more intense cooperation between Lithuania and Japan. As we continue to develop joint economic projects as well as political and cultural ties, we will further contribute to building up the welfare of our nations and bringing our countries and their people closer together," the message of congratulations says.

The President wished His Imperial Majesty and the Imperial Family continued health, happiness and many moments of joy, and she sent her best wishes for the peace and well-being of Japan.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.12.23 10:55

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