Chairman of the Seimas Committee on Budget and Finance Mykolas Majauskas says it is clear from the letter FIFA sent to Lithuania’s Football Federation (LFF) that the former agrees with the need to review the LFF’s statutes. He welcomed the suggestion of FIFA and UEFA to establish a working group for that.
The Office of the Chargé d'Affaires of the People's Republic of China in Lithuania on Friday described as “erroneous” the remarks made by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis about a visit to Taiwan by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Prosecutor General’s Office announced on Friday that it has launched a pre-trial investigation into the activities of the International Good Neighbourhood Forum (TGKF) founded by Algirdas Paleckis.
On 27 July, the Seimas Committee on Budget and Finance and the Commission for Youth and Sports Affairs held a joint sitting during which a suggestion was made to introduce direct management over the Lithuanian Football Federation (LFF) due to lacking transparency of how it is run and how funding is spent.
Attempts to pass the law on same-sex partnership have continued in parliament for the last two years. Aušrinė Armonaitė, leader of the Freedom Party and Minister of Economy and Innovation, however, notes that her party never promised that the law would be adopted quickly.
Kęstutis Budrys, chief national security adviser to President Gitanas Nausėda, says Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko’s promises to do everything to grant citizenship to “honest and hood neighbours” is a propaganda message.
Minister of Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė would not support proposals to limit economic activities amid the growing number of COVID-19 cases because, according to her, the country has adapted to the pandemic in two years.
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's recent visit to Taiwan is important for Lithuania, but military tensions in the region would be bad, says Kestutis Budrys, the Lithuanian president's adviser on national security issues.
Business ties of Lithuanian citizens with Russia should be assessed in terms of their content and implications, Kestutis Budrys, the Lithuanian president's senior adviser on national security affairs, has said.
Colonel Aurelijus Motiejūnas will be in charge of the Lithuanian Land Force Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf starting 3 August. He replaces Colonel Mindaugas Petkevičius after three years in the position, reports the Armed Forces.