Social needs

Banks warn: tax on bank assets would make loans more expensive

A proposed tax on banking assets would make loans for households and businesses more expensive, the Lithuanian Banks' Association (LBA) warned on Tuesday.

Ruling party proposes taxing banks for social needs

After the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance joined the ruling coalition in Lithuania, more and more possibilities arise...

Finance minister claims country already spends significant sums to alleviate poverty (1)

Amid calls by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda to increase public spending on social needs , Finance Minister Vilius Sapoka says the government has...

Nauseda calls for increased social security spending after meeting minister

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda called on Thursday for an increase in funding for social needs .

Lithuania’s ethnic minorities played an important role in the fight for freedom

The Lithuanian military cannot guard the state properly without public support. This is well understood by states antagonistic to Lithuania, which try to...