Klaipėda Seaport
Economy

Lithuania’s 2050 transport and communications vision presented

In order to provide optimum long-term directions and priorities for the development of the sector, the Ministry of Transport and Communications initiates the strategy for the development of Lithuanian transport and communications until 2050. Various […]

Indrė Makaraitytė
CORPORATE

Investing in Udovicki – dangerous for national security but support for the “Peasants” election?

The conservatives are burning candles, voters are putting unremoved waste on social networks, they are angry at the incessant traffic jams and the local press reports on bribing their voters before the municipal elections. But these are mere ripples on the surface because the truth is there are far more serious strategic issues at hand in the municipal elections. […]

Algirdas Monkevičius
Politics

A. Monkevičius starts meetings with trade unions

Minister of Education, Science and Sports Algirdas Monkevičius is starting meetings with education trade unions. The trade union, which organised a teachers’ strike in December states it will repeat its demands on raising hourly wages and reducing class sizes, lrt.lt writes. […]

Rokas Masiulis
Politics

Ministry of Transport and STT will audit the Ministry of Education and Science and subordinate institutions

In order to resolve the country’s problems with teachers’ wage payments and to find resources for this, audit is to be initiated in the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as 17 of its subordinate regulatory institutions. The audit was initiated by Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis, who is the interim minister of education and science, a press release states according to lrt.lt. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis
CORPORATE

Sullen mood in the “bottoms” camp: who could win the presidential elections?

With presidential candidates beginning to line up at the starting line, the ruling Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) chairman Ramūnas Karbauskis has spoken up about how their presidential candidate will represent the “bottoms”, not […]

Klaipėda port
Economy

Reduced Klaipėda seaport charges for container ships to boost the development of shipping

In order to create more favorable conditions for container ships, entering the Klaipėda seaport, the Ministry of Transport and Communications proposes to reduce the port charges for ships with a total capacity of more than 60 thousand units. The proposal to improve the port charges collection principles was submitted to the Government, a press release from the ministry states. […]

Economy

Lithuanian road builders don’t expect more projects in 2019 despite higher public funding

Lithuania’s public funding for road construction and maintenance is set to grow by 60 million euros next year, but road builders do not expect to bag more contracts, saying the amount of work will remain unchanged from the current levels or will even decrease due to rising prices for materials and general inflation. […]