Vitas Vasiliauskas

Vasiliauskas – we can expect a positive influence on our country’s main issue

Returning from the head banker meeting in Frankfurt recently, the head of the Bank of Lithuania Vitas Vasiliauskas states that wage growth in Lithuania is, on one hand, a positive factor, however on the other […]

President Dalia Grybauskaitė July 7, 2017

Eight years of President Grybauskaitė – more praise than criticism

Today marks eight years of President Dalia Grybauskaitė in the post of head of state. In recent years of her second term she continued to adhere to her style and methods of work – criticizing […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis

Government coalition unchanged after Farmers, Conservatives agree on forest reform

The leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) says that the makeup of the government coalition remains unchanged after the senior coalition partner on Tuesday signed a deal with the Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats under which the opposition party will back the government’s planned state forest management reform in exchange for a reduced VAT rate on district heating and hot water services. […]


President sees scrapping of reduced VAT on heating as untimely, improper

Raising the reduced 9-percent VAT rate on district heating to the standard 21-percent rate is an untimely and improper move, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday. […]