Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė currently on a visit in South Korea met with representatives of Samsung technologies company and discussed investment possibilities, applauding Samsung's plans of investing in Lithuania's education.
© Scanpix nuotr.

At a meeting with Samsung's executive vice-president Won-Kyong Kim and head of Samsung Electronics Baltics Byung Hee Choi on Saturday, investment possibilities through the establishment of research and development and engineering centers as well as manufacturing divisions in Lithuania were discussed, the President's Office said.

Grybauskaitė told journalists after the meeting that other topics included Samsung's initiatives to promote children's digital skills and other corporate social responsibility projects.

"I am very happy that Samsung plans to change its profile and increase investment in technologies and our non-governmental organizations, our education and our schools – they are drafting a program to invest in training of small children. I am very happy that the company is thinking about its social image and the social activities in the countries it operates in," said the president.

Samsung is the world's second largest tech company, with over 300,000 people working in 79 countries. Samsung has established 34 scientific research centers, with investment reaching 13 billion US dollars in 2016 alone.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Israeli cloud services integrator chooses Vilnius for European base

TeraSky, a leading Israeli cloud solutions integrator, has just announced the opening of its European...

The popular French fashion brand „Gémo“ enters the Baltic States: first store in Lithuania – in 2019

The popular French fashion brand „Gémo“ entered the Baltic States - the first regional store was...

International investors discover Šiauliai

In recent years, Lithuania has seen a large influx of foreign investors. Whereas Vilnius and Kaunas...

Hungary may consider buying gas from Lithuania - president

Hungarian President Janos Ader said on Tuesday that his country might consider buying liquefied gas...

New global sales trends have not bypassed Lithuania: “Pigu.lt” has announced two-week sale festival

Traditionally, November is a very busy month for global trade sector as everybody looks forward to new...