Lithuania again readying for joint acquisitions of medicine with foreign countries
Friday, March 3, 2017
Lithuania's Health Care Minister Aurelijus Veryga is attending an informal meeting of health ministers of the Visegrad countries, Croatia, Lithuania and Slovenia on Thursday and Friday, hoping to agree on joint acquisition of medications.
In an unconventional effort to convince EU officials that Belarus' nuclear power plant is a safety hazard, the Lithuanian government has arranged a hot-air balloon ride for the bloc's energy commissioner to show him how close the construction site is to the Lithuanian capital.
Lithuania has been too slow to absorb EU aid for the 2014-2020 financing period, which may decelerate economic and wage growth and result in losing a part of European support, the Finance Ministry has warned.