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Gitan Nauseda Meets with Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Lithuania on Saturday afternoon. 

According to the Lithuanian Presidency, this is the first time such a high-level Indian official is visiting Lithuania for an official visit, and therefore "this visit is to be seen as a new phase of active bilateral cooperation".

The President extended condolences over the bombings in Sri Lanka

April 21, Sunday, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended profound condolences on behalf of the Lithuanian people over the bombings in Sri Lankan cities which claimed over two hundred lives and overshadowed the Easter Sunday to all believers.

According to the President, these tragic attacks and unjustifiable violence against the worshipers in several churches of Sri Lanka came as a great shock to your country and its people.

In this moment of distress, the President wished fortitude and hope to the families of the victims and their loved ones, recovery to the injured as well as unity and consolidation to all people of Sri Lanka.

Press Service of the President


Lithuanian president calls on London to use Brexit extension 'in constructive way'

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has called on the United Kingdom to use the extension of the Brexit deadline to make "decisions of key importance for the future of all British people".

"According to the president, it is essential that the UK should use this extension in a constructive way to reach decisions of key importance for the future of all British people," her press service said in a press release issued early on Thursday after EU leaders agreed to delay the UK's withdrawal from the bloc until October 31. 

It is in the interests of both Lithuania and other EU member countries "to maintain close, friendly and long-lasting relations with the United Kingdom," it said.