The Seimas of Lithuania has voted in favour of President Dalia Grybauskaitė's veto to a bill that would have removed restrictions for political parties to be involved in media production.
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

Seventy-nine MPs voted in favour of adopting amendments to the Law on the Provision of Information to the Public with the president's proposals, 3 voted against and 26 abstained.

Earlier, on 23 June, the Seimas had adopted amendments to the law that would have allowed political parties to be producers or otherwise involved in providing public information.

Chief Advisor to the President, Rasa Svetikaitė, has said that the law would have abolished a safeguard preventing political parties from owning media outlets.

It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from ELTA.
Įvertink šį straipnį
Norėdami tobulėti, suteikiame jums galimybę įvertinti skaitomą DELFI turinį.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 žmonių įvertino)
0
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

I. Šimonyte. A few insights in the aftermath of municipal elections

After the first round of municipal council elections there was a large discussion who has won and how...

Grey zone around parties contracts: voters’ views become clearer

The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens...

Conservatives: lies spread by the ruling coalition about the construction of the Astravyets NPP must be prevented

When answering the question on the letter of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis to the Belarusian...

Kubilius: you have to look deeper

Andrius Kubilius , a veteran of the Conservative party , stated during a Delfi show that during...

Vilpišauskas on municipal elections: personalities won the day

On Sunday, the municipal council elections concluded, with Lithuania having decided, who will lead it...