Lithuania takes part in Bazar International de Luxembourg
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
On 29-30 November, Baltic representatives took part in the biggest charity event of Luxembourg, the 54th edition of Bazar International de Luxembourg. Funds raised in the event are donated to various non-profit initiatives around the world.
Baltic stand at Bazar International de Luxembourg. Photo by Ramūnas Astrauskas
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Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis promised that the Lithuanian government would provide greater support for ethnic Lithuanians living in Poland and other neighboring countries as he visited Punsk, a town in northeastern Poland, on Tuesday.
Members of the Lithuanian national minority living in Poland expect to voice their concerns to Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis over the education situation, such as a lack of Lithuanian-language textbooks in local schools and proposals that may restrict Lithuanian history and geography classes and support from Lithuania.
Some members of the ruling political group of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union and the Social Democratic Party on Tuesday proposed establishing the institute of the Lithuanian passport as an alternative to emigrants who do not have Lithuanian citizenship.