Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis

New government’s vision – wishing to appear progressive, but…

The Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) and the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) coalition’s “Harmonious Lithuanian Cabinet” programme project only dedicated its very last comments to foreign and defence policy – 10 pages of 117. While the new government does not propose any earthshattering changes, some new accents raise eyebrows. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Official: SocDems name their candidates for ministers

Algirdas Butkevičius, the leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), thinks that Linas Linkevicius should stay on as foreign minister in the country’s next government and proposes Mindaugas Sinkevičius, mayor of the central Lithuanian town of Jonava, for the post of economy minister, and Darius Petrošius or Julius Sabatauskas, both members of the Seimas, for the post of justice minister. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius, Ramūnas Karbauskis

Most likely candidates for minister posts

Saulius Skvernelis is already being titled as the next Prime Minister, but he assures that the list of candidates for minister posts will only be announced when he is confirmed as head of the cabinet […]

Dalius Misiūnas

Lietuvos Energija CEO denies being offered Minister of Transport job

Dalius Misiūnas, CEO of the Lithuanian state-energy holding company Lietuvos Energija (Lithuanian Energy), denies that he has been offered the post of transport minister in the country’s next government. […]

Negotiations on coalition government programme

Peasants, SocDems agree to start work on Govt programme

The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU) and the Social Democratic Party (LSDP) agreed on Monday to start working on a coalition government programme. […]