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POLITICS

In a Meeting Lithuanian Foreign Minister says Pope Francis is welcomed to Lithuania

On 15 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in the General Audience to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican. The Minister and the CEO of Lithuania Post Lina Minderienė presented to the Pope the postage stamp issued for a joint use in Lithuania and the Vatican for the first time ever to mark the 600th anniversary of the Samogitian (Medininkai) Diocese. L. Linkevičius has also met with the Secretary of State of the Holy See, Cardinal Pietro Parolin and discussed bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and the Holy See. More

  

Regional presence of US troops virtually permanent - NATO general

The presence of US troops in the region is already virtually permanent, General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe said in Vilnius on Thursday, as Lithuania has asked for deployment of troops in its territory on permanent, not rotational basis. More

 

Minister Linkevičius confers state award on Giovanna Pignatelli-Lozoraitis

On 15 March in Rome, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius conferred the Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania on Giovanna Pignatelli-Lozoraitis, painter and restorer, widow of the former Lithuanian diplomat, Ambassador to the Holy See Kazys Lozoraitis. More

  

ECONOMY

Going places: Kaunas carves out an aviation and MRO niche

With a history of technical expertise in the aviation and maintenance, repair and overhaul industries, Kaunas has built a niche for itself in this field, aided by its international airport and adjacent free zone. More

 

Lithuania’s Kaunas CHP plant signs EUR 75 mln worth of treaties

Progress has been reported in the Kaunas combined heat and power ( CHP ) plant project that has been subject to heated discussions – 75 million euros worth of contracts were Thursday signed with German, Finnish, French and Czech companies. More

 

Lithuania’s Rokiškio sūris set to launch lactose exports to China

Rokiškio Sūris, a leading Lithuanian dairy group, this week is launching lactose exports to China in what will be the second shipment of dairy products from Lithuania after Vilkyškių Pieninė in mid-January exported some mozzarella to the Asian country. More

 

Lithuania - a top choice business service location

Check out our new video to discover what makes Lithuania a top choice business service location. More

 

 

SOCIETY, CULTURE, SPORTS AND HISTORY:

The Ministry of Health of Lithuania and Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development signed the Memorandum of Cooperation

The purpose of this MOC is to strengthen cooperation between the Participants on scientific research on health and to promote and support cooperation between health scientists in Lithuania and Japan related to medical research and development. This MOC is intended to facilitate medical research cooperation in areas of mutual interest. More

   

 

On the way to London Book Fair 2018: the international artistic exchange project has started

With the three Baltic countries being the main Market Focus of the 2018 London Book Fair (LBF), an impressive multicultural project has been designed to promote creative exchanges between the Baltic States and the UK, transcending linguistic barriers and opening new possibilities for young talented students all across the four countries. In March, the first two workshops started in Lithuania hosted by Vilnius Academy of Arts (Vilnius and Kaunas departments). More

 

VMU and Euroleague Announced Launch of Study Programme

Euroleague Basketball and Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) today announced the launch of the Sports Business MBA by EB Institute during a press conference held on the VMU campus in Kaunas, Lithuania. The new partnership comes 10 years after the initial creation of the Euroleague Basketball Master in Sports Marketing and Communication. More

 

Lithuanian Art – Destination London

D Contemporary has paired up with Art Project Lithuania Now to present a special Collective Exhibition of 10 talented Lithuanian artists. This showcase of works, curated by Barry Martin and Mara Alves, demonstrates the variety of art from a country not often given a platform in London. Daily live performances by Monika Dirsyte will happen during the exhibition. More

 

NB8 ART – GIVE HAND FOR CONNECTION

Professional classical and contemporary music performers, composers and well known visual artists from Sweden, Norway, Lithuania and Estonia came together to create a unique music and video performance. NB8 ART compositions are original pieces. NB8 ART base itself on global and local cultural archaeology. More

 

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