India's honorary consulate in Lithuania has been opened in Vilnius on Friday and will be headed by Honorary Consul Rajinder K. Chaudhary, owner of Indian restaurant Sue‘s Indian Raja.
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During the opening ceremony, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mantvydas Bekešius said the opening of the honorary consulate would be another step towards the opening of India's embassy in Vilnius. Currently, the Indian ambassador to Lithuania resides in Warsaw.

Chaudhary was also India's honorary consul in 2008-2010. He has lived and worked in Lithuania since 1997 and became a Lithuanian citizen last year.

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