Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania
Politics

Seimas’ lawyers doubtful about bid to slash MP number

The Lithuanian parliament’s Law Department is critical about the ruling Peasant and Green Union’s initiative to slash the number of parliamentarians from the current 141 to 101, saying that the decline in the population should not be the decisive argument, as MPs also represent interests of Lithuanian citizens living abroad. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Politics

Seimas has made no big mistakes yet – President

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the country’s new parliament has so far made no big mistakes in its work, welcomes lawmakers’ enthusiasm to combat alcohol abuse and calls on the general public not to rush into criticizing the ruling coalition. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
CORPORATE

Skvernelis: normal work will begin once the state budget is approved

Voting regarding the VAT exemption for heating costs did not demonstrate unity between Prime Minister Saulius SKvernelis and colleagues from the party which delegated him. The PM himself says that this happened only because party […]

D. Grybauskaitė in the presidential palace
Politics

Governments programme based on good intentions – President

The new Lithuanian government‘s program is based on good intentions, and the implementation will depend on more than just cooperation among politicians but also on economics and external factors, President Dalia Grybauskaitė says. […]