Ramūnas Karbauskis
Politics

R. Karbauskis wants changes in his party: R. Baškienė and A. Nekrošius to no longer be his deputies

With the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) congress nearing, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis has spoken to party members, proposing to halve the number of LVŽS deputies. The party chairman would like to not longer have Seimas first Vice Speaker Rima Baškienė and Seimas Vice Speaker Arvydas Nekrošius as his deputies, LRT’s Laba Diena, Lietuva reports, according to lrt.lt. […]

No Picture
Politics

Health minister to table new hospital network reform amendments

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga and several lawmakers said on Friday they are submitting new amendments to a healthcare network reform package to ensure that both public and private hospitals have access to compulsory health insurance funds. […]

Stop smoking
Society

Health Ministry to improve its anti-smoking proposals

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday that the Health Ministry will have to improve its proposed package of measures to discourage smoking, adding that the government backs a ban on tobacco displays in shops, but it does not see sufficient arguments for plain cigarette packaging. […]

Elvinas Jankevičius
Politics

Lithuania’s justmin, transmin richest govt members, healthmin poorest

Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevičius and Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis are the richest members of Lithuania’s Cabinet. And Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga accumulated the lowest amount of assets and savings last year. […]