The diplomat will start his new service as of 8 June.
Last November, Čekuolis was appointed as Lithuania’s ambassador to France. Dalius Čekuolis is the sixth Lithuanian Ambassador to France after the restoration of independence. He previously held the position of the political director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Čekuolis started his diplomatic career back in 1990 and held the posts of deputy minister of foreign affairs, ambassador to Denmark, Belgium, Portugal and a permanent representative to the United Nations.
The 55-year-old diplomat speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese.