Lithuanian Embassy in the US hosts ExCel Exchange event
Ludo Segers | the Lithuania Tribune
Thursday, June 26, 2014
On 9 June the Lithuanian Embassy in the US, together with the American Councils’ ExCel programme, hosted a goodbye party for six Lithuanian High School students that spend the 2013-2014 school year on an exchange programme in an American high school.
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.