Government


Lithuania recalling ambassador from Afghanistan
2017 m. liepos 27 d. 09:00
Lithuania's government has proposed recalling Rokas Bernotas from the position of ambassador to Afghanistan on Aug. 2.
Amid concerns in Brussels, Lithuanian president hails US Congress sanctions for Russia
2017 m. liepos 26 d. 17:58
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday welcome the plans of the US Congress to introduce new sanctions on Russia, which can have an impact on the...
Lithuania moving culture attache to US from Washington to New York
2017 m. liepos 26 d. 15:16
Lithuania's government has given a green light to having its cultural attache to the US...
Lithuanian govt writes off 8 SUVs used by troops in Afghanistan
2017 m. liepos 26 d. 15:11
Lithuania's government has decided to write off eight armored cross-country vehicles Toyota...
Lithuanian PM: VAT discount on heating, hotels will remain
2017 m. liepos 26 d. 10:16
Value-added tax (VAT) discount for centralized heating and hotels will remain, says Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis , adding that the government would...
Lithuanian PM urges SocDems to speed up coalition decision, wants MPs to stay
2017 m. liepos 26 d. 09:59
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has warned the Social Democratic Party against procrastinating their decision on future in the ruling coalition....
The Guest (Merchant) House in 15th century Vilnius
2017 m. liepos 25 d. 18:00
Vilnius was a vibrant trade centre in Eastern Europe in the mid 15th century. Merchants from...
Government considers replacing economic attache with specialized envoys
2017 m. liepos 24 d. 12:09
In an effort to attract more investments and protect Lithuania's interest abroad, the government has come up with an idea of replacing commercial attaches working in...
Ambassador to Japan moving to Ireland
2017 m. liepos 24 d. 11:38
Lithuanian diplomat Egidijus Meilūnas is completing his ambassadorial term in Japan and should be appointed as diplomatic envoy to Ireland .
Ruling Farmers party to circulate 300,000 copies of party paper
2017 m. liepos 24 d. 10:41
The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) pledges to kick off the next...
Lithuania updates OECD on membership progress  (1)
2017 m. liepos 21 d. 11:45
Lithuania presented its progress on implementation of the recommendations for membership in...
Head of Lithuanian courts sees events in Poland as threat to democracy
2017 m. liepos 20 d. 15:04
Rimvydas Norkus , chairman of Lithuania's Supreme Court and the Lithuanian Judicial Council , says that the judicial reform in Poland constitutes a threat to...
Active anti-smuggling efforts would trim Lithuania's illicit tobacco market  (1)
2017 m. liepos 19 d. 10:59
As Lithuania continues leading the European Union (EU) in terms of illicit cigarette...
Gediminas Hill reopened to visitors
2017 m. liepos 18 d. 10:41
Vilnius' Gediminas Hill , which was closed for visitors last week due to heavy rain...
1 in 10 Lithuanians expect improvement from proposed tax changes
2017 m. liepos 17 d. 12:14
Merely 1 in 10 respondents in Lithuania believe that the government-proposed tax reforms will improve their financial situation, shows a survey conducted by RAIT...
Strasbourg court asks Vilnius for explanations over non-Lithuanian names in passports
2017 m. liepos 17 d. 09:20
The European Court of Human Rights has asked the Lithuanian government for an update on...
Conservatives catching up in popularity with ruling Farmers
2017 m. liepos 14 d. 12:15
The opposition Homeland Union –Lithuanian Christian Democrats are catching up in...
Study shows Lithuanians believe to be most business-savvy among Balts
2017 m. liepos 14 d. 10:17
Lithuanians believe that the most important thing for the start of the business is having enough savings and a great business idea (76 percent), while Latvians view...
Prosecutors ask Government to look into how Gediminas Hill was maintained
2017 m. liepos 13 d. 11:59
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General 's Office is not opening, at least for now, a public interest case over damage done to Gediminas Hill in downtown Vilnius, but is...
Social Democrats' leaders to discuss situation in Government coalition
2017 m. liepos 13 d. 09:14
Members of the presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) plan to meet in...
Social Democrats to decide on staying in Government coalition in late September or early October
2017 m. liepos 13 d. 09:01
The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) will likely decide in late September or...