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Today Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki have discussed in a...
The 2021 budget priorities should be to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and support the recovery,...
The Presidents of Lithuania and Poland believe that the two countries should think of working together after the pandemic

President Gitanas Nausėda responded to the letter from President Andrzej Duda of Poland and expressed his views on...

Lithuania’s efforts to combat COVID-19 come into world’s spotlight

The Office of the Government has held a video conference ‘COVID-19: Lithuania’s Response’, which was...

Ministers of Defence of the Baltic states discussed implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on defence capabilities and readiness

On May 18 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis met with his Latvian and Estonian counterparts via a video...

NATO'S Role in the Changing Security Environment in Europe: Vilnius Statement

We have gathered today in Vilnius to demonstrate our solidarity and commitment to the creation of a Europe whole and...

Parliament this week: Covid-19 exit strategy and neighbourhood policy

Parliamentary committees will this week deal wtih the EU’s Covid-19 strategy and support for neighbouring...

Parliament: EU27 need €2 trillion recovery package to tackle COVID-19 fallout

In a resolution on the post-2020 EU budget revision and economic recovery plans, MEPs demand a robust package, focused...

The President urged the European Commission to make every effort to ensure the safety of the Ostravets NPP before its launch

President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone conversation with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Polish nursery-kindergarten in Mickūnai (near Vilnius) will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in just a few months.

Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

L24 talked to the Chairwoman of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Rita Tamašunienė...

Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

Lithuania became one of the economies in May 2020 with the fastest rate of return back to normal as growing residential...
A total of 15,506 new passenger cars were registered in Lithuania in January-May 2020, down 26.9% from 21,201 in the...
Railway section for NATO equipment to be opened in Lithuania

The construction of the Pabrade-Pazeimene railway section of national importance was completed in Lithuania's...

Lithuania to invest EUR 6.3 b in its economy in a year and a half

The Lithuanian government intends to invest 6.3 billion euros in the post-coronavirus economy by the end of 2021, 1.8...

Cargo turnover at Klaipeda port declined by 7.5% in January-April

The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda handled 14.7 million tons of cargo in January-April 2020, a decline of 7.5%...

US-based CAST AI opening development office in Vilnius

CAST AI, a Florida-based developer of cloud computing solutions, is opening a development office in Lithuania, with...

In Q1, there were 2,009 new buildings completed in Lithuania

In I quarter 2020, there were 2,009 new residential and non-residential buildings completed, i.e. by 14.2% more than in...

In April prices for the industrial production in Lithuania decreased by 5.3%

In April 2020, against March, prices for the total industrial production sold in Lithuania decreased by 5.3%, refined...

Wind farms in Baltic Sea could meet quarter of Lithuania's demand

Wind farms in the Baltic Sea could meet one quarter of Lithuania’s electricity demand, the country's Energy...

World

On 3 June, the Government approved the proposal by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to resume scheduled flights to...
President Gitanas Nausėda extended warmest congratulations to President Sergio Mattarella of Italy on Italy’s...
Austria, Italy, Portugal, Spain receive €279m after natural disasters in 2019

Last Thursday, Budgets Committee Members approved €279 million in EU aid following extreme weather events in...

The President agreed on ambitious goals of the Eastern and Southern Partnership

President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone call with President Borut Pahor of Slovenia to discuss bilateral cooperation...

Lithuania stands in solidarity with United States of America in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

On 20 May, the Government of Lithuania decided to allocate EUR 100,000 in humanitarian aid for the purchase of...

Border controls in Schengen due to coronavirus: what can the EU do?

EU countries are relaxing Covid-induced border controls. Parliament wants a coordinated effort to restore a functioning...

The President encourages to use the opportunity to set a new perspective for the Eastern Partnership policy

President Gitanas Nausėda had telephone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel. The...

Partner countries get €3bn in loans to prop up economies affected by pandemic

Parliament on Friday approved €3 billion in loans to help EU neighbours and partner countries deal with the...

Plenary highlights: recovery fund, contingency EU budget, tracing apps

MEPs called for a €2 trillion recovery package to help overcome the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic during...

Society

The European Union's external borders may remain closed until late June, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius...
Lithuania is lifting more lockdown restrictions as of Monday, June 1st, as mass events are allowed, borders are being...
Lithuania's alcohol consumption down to 11.1 liters in 2019

Lithuania's legal alcohol consumption per person aged 15 years and over amounted to 11.1 liters last year, down by 0.1...

Lithuanian government allows relaunching flights to Norway

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday gave the green light for resuming regular flights to Norway, making it the...

Covid-19: Rest of PPE order to be delivered to Lithuania from China by late May

The remaining personal protective equipment (PPE) ordered by the Lithuanian state for medical workers is to be...

Lithuania, neighboring countries discuss how to resume flights

Lithuania and neighboring countries are discussing how to resume flights, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on...

Kindergartens, restaurants, gyms reopen in Lithuania

Lithuania is further lifting restrictions on Monday as children are returning to kindergartens, cafes, bars and...

New LNG cargo from US arrives in Lithuania's Klaipeda

Lithuania's LNG terminal in the western port of Klaipeda has n Tuesday welcomed its fourth LNG cargo from the United...

Elektrum Lietuva: Wholesale electricity prices rise 18% across Baltics w-o-w

Wholesale electricity prices rose by 18% on average across the Baltic region last week compared with a week ago.

Sport

Twelve sports grounds and stadiums located next to educational institutions will be renovated in the capital by autumn....
2020 is set to be a big year for sport in Lithuania. This is because the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup will be held here....
Two probes into fixed football matches launched in Lithuania

Lithuania's police said on Thursday it had launched two pre-trial investigations into allegedly fixed matches after the...

Seimas approved the updated convention regulating safety and security at sports events

The Seimas denounced the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular...

Lithuanian football fan gets EUR 30 fine for approaching Ronaldo

Lithuania's police has issued a fine of 30 euros to a fan who stormed onto the football pitch in Vilnius and approached...

Vilnius Makes Bid to Host Ronaldo and Messi Dinner

Ten of the best restaurants in Vilnius had reserved tables for “Ronaldo&Messi,” and a local artist...

Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte gets disqualified by FINA for two years

Lithuania's retired swimming start Ruta Meilutyte has been disqualified by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)...

Robert Tvorogal wins the gold medal of the European Games

Robert Tvorogal, a gymnast from Vilnius, won the golden medal at the Second European Games held in Minsk.

Education

Researchers at KTU Centre of Packing Innovations and Research, Lithuania have found a solution, which will help...
The new European University – ECIU University – is not shy in taking a novel approach to its board. The...
VGTU participation in the new Erasmus+ programme period

Next year will mark the start of the new Erasmus+ programme, with a twice bigger budget of 30 billion Eur allocated by...

KTU dormitory renovation plan: 5 buildings in 5 years

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has set out to accomplish an ambitious plan: in five years, the University will...

Lithuania to allow home-schooling starting next September

Starting next September, families in Lithuania will be able to home-school their children in accordance with the...

Researchers can access the Cambridge and MIT expert programme “Ideas to Innovation” in Lithuania

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), KEEN in collaboration with the Science, Innovation and Technology Agency (MITA)...

A water shield designed by students to reduce indoor air pollution

Air pollution remains one of the most serious issues facing the world today, even though air quality has improved a lot...

MRU Successfully Competes in International Sphere

Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) is in 1st place among all state Lithuanian universities in international studies area,...

Dr A. Žalnora: What does the history know about epidemics?

Diseases and epidemics are an integral part of the human history. Although modern technologies contribute to the...

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