Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, who is paying a visit to Taiwan, addressed Taiwanese MPs emphasising that Lithuania is looking to become a high added-value economy and is ready to partner with Taiwan.
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Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen denies rumours that this week parliament may vote on the much-debated civil union bill.
After consideration, the Seimas of Lithuania approved the amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences to impose stricter fines on public peace disturbance, said parliament’s press service.
In the run-up to the NATO Summit in Vilnius on 11–12 July, the High Level Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments of NATO Member Countries will take place in the Plenary Chamber of the Seimas of Lithuania on Friday, 2 June, the Seimas has announced.
Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen on Wednesday in Vilnius met with President of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan.
With the Seimas of Lithuania and the government discussing ways to compensate households for increased energy costs, President Gitanas Nauseda has called to decide on the size of budget deficit that would not pose risks to the state.
The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday adopted the 2021 budget with 77 votes in favor, 2 votes against and 49 abstentions.
Candidates for judges of the Constitutional Court will be proposed to the Seimas of Lithuania next week and they will include lawyer Giedre Lastauskiene, Algis Norkunas, a judge of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, and Andrius Kabisaitis, head of the Legal Department of the Office of the Seimas.
The Seimas of Lithuania has appointed Ruta Baneviciute as its new permanent representative to the European Union from August 1, the parliament said.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has proposed including nine legislative initiatives into the parliament's spring agenda, including a public procurement reform, reducing the scale of clearcutting and giving parents raising a child under 12 an additional day-off.
The formation of a new political group in the Lithuanian parliament was on Wednesday announced during a plenary sitting on Thursday.
The Seimas of Lithuania will vote one whether to bury carbon dioxide, the key gas causing climate change, mainly emitted by industry and energy companies.
The Seimas of Lithuania is violating human rights after it failed to grant state recognition to Romuva, an ancient Baltic religious community, on Thursday, the community's priestress Inija Trinkuniene says.
The Seimas of Lithuania breached the country's Constitution when it established a special commission to investigate activity of the public broadcaster LRT, the Constitutional Court has ruled on Thursday.
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven is marked by Catholics in Lithuania on the 15th of August when the first harvest of fruit and berries is sanctified.
The Lithuanian parliament will make decisions on the new Labour Code and several other laws vetoed by President Dalia Grybauskaitė during its last session that starts this Saturday.
Over €1.8 million has been reserved for Lithuanian members of parliament who are not reelected in October's general elections, as well as their assistants and secretaries. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.