President of the Republic of Lithuania

Shimon Peres’ legacy for Lithuania: sound and solid relations with Israel
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the state funeral of Shimon Peres, former President of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize winner. She brought a pebble from Lithuania as a token of remembrance in accordance with the Jewish tradition.
Holocaust rescuers – a model for courage and generosity of heart
President Dalia Grybauskaitė awarded the Life Saving Cross to those Lithuanian citizens who despite grave danger to their families and themselves saved Jews from the Nazi genocide during World War II. Forty four persons were decorated posthumously.
The President received Person of the Year Award
President Dalia Grybauskaitė received the Person of the Year Award from the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture during her working visit to New York. The President was awarded for her substantial contribution to the promotion of Lithuanian national identity and culture. The Person of the Year Award was established as early as in 1969. Each year, this award recognizes persons with special merits to Lithuania, its culture, and progress.
A better world can only be achieved through full participation of women
President Dalia Grybauskaitė delivered a speech at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, which focuses on boosting sustainable global development. The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals came into effect this year. They are aimed at ending poverty and hunger, ensuring quality education and health care, achieving gender equality, delivering growth and tackling climate change by 2030.
Violence against women – we all pay the price
President of Lithuania and Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders Dalia Grybauskaitė hosted a high-level discussion aimed at focusing international attention on the economic cost of violence against women at the United Nations General Assembly.

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The President congratulated the British Prime Minister on her birthday anniversary

2016-10-01

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people to Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, on her sixtieth birthday. “As you celebrate your personal jubilee, you stand at the helm of a great nation in times of critical importance. Your distinguished political career, strong sense of responsibility and your wisdom have earned you the support of the British people and colleagues. I firmly believe that the trust you have will further inspire your determination and commitment to serve the people of your country,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President extended congratulations to Cyprus on Independence Day

2016-10-01

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus on Independence Day. “Friendly relations between Lithuania and Cyprus as well as people-to-people contacts have been further strengthened by our shared membership of the European Union – which we joined together. Today we collaborate closely as we deal with European issues of urgent importance to our people,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President congratulated China on national day

2016-10-01

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China on national day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and China. The President underlined that the two countries enjoyed increasingly stronger contacts, more frequent bilateral visits and ever closer cooperation in trade and investment.

Shimon Peres’ legacy for Lithuania: sound and solid relations with Israel

2016-09-30

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the state funeral of Shimon Peres, former President of Israel and Nobel Peace...

The President will attend the state funeral of Shimon Peres

2016-09-29

Tomorrow, September 30, President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Jerusalem to attend the funeral of Shimon Peres,...

The President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Sri Lanka

2016-09-29

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Renukos Damayanthie Rajapakse of the...

Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to the President of Chile on her birthday anniversary

2016-09-29

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to...

Holocaust rescuers – a model for courage and generosity of heart

2016-09-28

President Dalia Grybauskaitė awarded the Life Saving Cross to those Lithuanian citizens who despite grave danger to...

President extends heartfelt condolences on the passing of former President Shimon Peres of the State of Israel

2016-09-28

President Dalia Grybauskaitė conveyed her heartfelt condolences to President Reuven Rivlin of the State of Israel and...

Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to the President of Cyprus on his birthday anniversary

2016-09-27

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus on the occasion of his 70th birthday anniversary. “You are celebrating your personal jubilee as a leading statesman who has earned the respect of the people of Cyprus and colleagues from partner states. May your wisdom and strong commitment continue guiding you on the path of serving your fellow citizens,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President extended congratulations to Saudi Arabia on Independence Day

2016-09-23

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of national day. “I strongly hope that close cooperation on topical international and security issues in the context of relations between the European Union and Saudi Arabia will contribute to responsible solutions to common challenges and issues of mutual importance,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

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