The Government of Lithuania is setting up a special commission for migration issues as the country prepares to take in over 1,000 refugees, the prime minister's spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Vyriausybė
© Lietuvos vyriausybė

"Under the prime minister's decree, a commission will be set up for migration issues," Evelina Butkutė-Lazdauskienė told BNS.

The commission will be led by Government Vice-Chancellor Rimantas Vaitkus and will include representatives of various ministries.

Lithuania plans to receive 1,105 refugees over the next two years.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Prosecutors: Ambassador to Russia might have committed official misconduct

Lithuanian prosecutors have changed the status of the country's Ambassador to Russia Remigijus...

Police launches probe into journalist Cerniauskas' actions

Lithuania's police has launched a pre-trial investigation into the actions of journalist Sarunas...

Foreign Minister: due to Russia's violations of international law a crisis point in reached

On 16-17 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a session...

Opposition say won't dance to Karbauskis' tune

Statements by Ramunas Karbauskis , leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), about...

Grybauskaite to attend Ukrainian President’s inauguration

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Kyiv on Monday, May 20, to attend the inauguration of...