Agrimin not keen on moving ministry to Kaunas

Ministry of Agriculture
DELFI / Domantas Pipas

“I am not going to take the initiative,” the minister, who is a member of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), told the daily Lietuvos Rytas when asked about his ministry’s relocation to Lithuania’s second-biggest city.

When the paper reminded Markauskas that the idea was included in the LFGU-led government’s program, Markauskas said, “If there is a decision to move, I will not object. I have told Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis that I will comply with any decision by the Seimas and the government.”

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The minister made it clear that President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s office is not enthusiastic about the government’s plans to move the ministries for agriculture and environment out of the capital either.

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