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Lithuania, India to sign extradition pact

Lithuania and India will next week sign an extradition treaty, which envisages conditions and procedures of mutual handover of offenders. […]

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Lithuanian business set to explore India

India welcomes Lithuanian companies to explore its markets, said India‘s Minister of State (MOS) for External Affairs, Mr M.J. Akbar, in a meeting with business leaders of Lithuania. The exchange took place at the prestigious Confederation of Lithuanian Industry, in Vilnius on 26 May. The Confederation, which comprises 3,000 companies engaged in over 50 sectors, is headed by Mr Robertas Dargis, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country. Lithuanian business is looking for new markets beyond Europe. […]

Indian Minister Mobashar Jawed Akbar in Vilnius
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High level Indian visit to Vilnius

On Thursday a high level delegation from India arrived in Vilnius ever since Lithuania and India established diplomatic relations 25 years ago, ties between the two nations have been warmer and friendlier than it is often acknowledged, according to India‘s Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar who held a meeting on Thursday with Lithuania’s chief diplomat Linas Linkevičius. […]

Indian Minister Akbar in Vilnius at Conference Women's Economic Empowerment  Photo © Ludo Segers
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International Women’s Conference in Vilnius – Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr. Mobashar Jawed Akbar summed up the essence of empowering women with “You cannot be an empowered nation without gender equality”, at the International Women’s Conference in Vilnius on Thursday. […]

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Lithuanian-grown peas go to India

This year, Lithuanian farmers have doubled their pea crops compared to last year. Within a couple of weeks, the first ships, each with 25,000 tons of peas, will leave the Klaipėda port for India. “Some […]

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Lithuania opens honorary consulates in India, Finland

Lithuania has opened two new honorary consulates in India and Finland this week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. […]