President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President extended congratulations to Switzerland on national day

2017-08-01

Tuesday, August 1, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to President Doris Leuthard of the Swiss Confederation on national day.

In the message of congratulations, it is stated that Lithuania sees the people of Switzerland as very special partners – Europeans with whom it has been working together to preserve the well-being, security and strength of the two nations and the continent. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, the effective dialogue that the two countries maintain at the bilateral level and in the framework of relations with the European Union is undoubtedly the result of a shared approach to evolving challenges, common European values and the ultimate goal of protecting the interests of citizens.

The President underscored that both countries were actively engaged in joint activities across a vast range of areas, including business, innovation, science, education, tourism, culture, and historical heritage. In the message of congratulations, a strong hope is expressed that such collaboration will bring the two countries forward into a new unified generation ready to join efforts for the future of Lithuania, Switzerland and Europe.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the President of Switzerland and the Swiss people continued success, happiness and prosperity.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2017.08.10 10:09

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