Laimonas Čiakas, currently serving as director of the 1 st Audit Department of the National Audit Office, has been picked as the new chief of the Lithuanian National Land Service after winning a competition. Čiakas, 47, will be confirmed to the post after a credibility check by the law-enforcement.
Lithuanian National Land Service
© DELFI / Domantas Pipas

"If there are no additional obstacles, the new head of the National Land Service should take office in December," Remigijus Bielinskas, adviser to Lithuania's agriculture minister, told BNS.

Čiakas who has degrees in economy and management has served as adviser at the parliamentary European Affairs Committee and the Agriculture Ministry.

Danielius Kuprys was sacked from the top position at the National Land Service in August amid conflict of interests.

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

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Lithuania

The campaign for presidential election in Lithuania officially started on Monday with seven candidates...

Ruling party moves to cut MP seats to 121

Lawmakers of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) say that will table a new draft...

Health minister to table new hospital network reform amendments

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga and several lawmakers said on Friday they are submitting...

Agrokoncernas pledges to stop buying fertilizers from Rotenberg

Agrokoncernas , a business group owned by Ramūnas Karbauskis , leader of the ruling Lithuanian...

ForMin advises against having business with sanctioned Russians

Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends Lithuanian companies to refrain from business deals...