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Chess player Surplys – Lithuania's first agrimin "from outside"

Giedrius Surplys was on Tuesday sworn in as Lithuania's agriculture minister, becoming the country's first post-independence minister without any previous...

Surplys sworn in as Lithuania's agriculture minister

Giedrius Surplys , until recently Lithuania's deputy interior minister responsible for regional policies, on Tuesday was sworn in as the country's new...

Lithuanian president to decide on agrimin nominee soon, aide says

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will make her decision regarding the appointment of Vice Minister of the Interior Giedrius Surplys , 37, for...

PM nominates Surplys for agrimin

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is nominating Vice Minister of the Interior Giedrius Surplys , 37, for minister of agriculture.

Opposition MPs see agriculture minister's resignation as belated

Agriculture Minister Bronius Markauskas would have done less harm to his own reputation and to the ruling party's reputation had he stepped down earlier,...