President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos-Alexander Sicilianos and ECHR judge Egidijus Kūris. Enhancing human rights protection, challenges posed to the rule of law and cooperation with the ECHR were discussed at the meeting.
On 18 August, Lithuania’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Audra Plepytė presented her letters of credence to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
After the ceremony, the officials discussed the important role of the United Nations in addressing the main global challenges: regional conflicts, management of illegal migration, as well as ensuring the respect for human rights.
Sri Lanka has witnessed an unprecedented increase of tourists from the pocket-sized Baltic nation, Lithuania, in recent years, according to the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Sri Lanka.
A growth of more than 30 percent per year to a destination long been unheard of among Lithuanians, is indeed notable. Moreover, this remarkable achievement has revived prospects for Lithuania – Sri Lanka relations.