Thoughts about emigrating from the country have crossed the minds of 28.9 percent of Lithuanians, according to a DELFI-commissioned poll by Spinter Tyrimai. As many as 3.9 percent are actually preparing to leave.
The capital city is not the only place where you can live well and emigration is not a salvation. These thoughts were expressed in the World Economic Forum's Youth Network Global SHAPE discussion "What can we do in the regions of Lithuania?"
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.