President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Australia on national day

2015-01-26

Monday, January 26, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove on the occasion of Australia Day.

According to the President, bilateral relations between Lithuania and Australia are developing on the basis of strong people-to-people contacts and friendship. The genuine century-long dialogue maintained by the citizens of both countries can bring the Lithuanian and Australian young generations closer together and serve as a foundation for new business, cultural and scientific initiatives.

The President underlined that the European Union and Australia stood ready to work together in addressing key regional and international issues, especially in contributing to peace across the world.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the Governor-General and the people of Australia many memorable moments of celebration as well as continued concord and well-being.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2015.01.26 13:21

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