Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and visiting Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori will on Friday discuss possibilities to connect their capitals with direct flights.
Abu Dhabi
© Baltic Tours nuotr.

The meeting will also touch upon bilateral relations and trade.

"The Emirates are Lithuania's main partner in the Gulf region. The meeting will focus on ways to further promote bilateral trade and growth, and also on the fact that Lithuania is interested in the UAE's investment in Lithuania. (…) The UAE's agricultural product market and invitation of UAE companies to link Vilnius and Abu Dhabi will be also discussed," Tomas Beržinskas, spokesman for the Lithuanian prime minister, told BNS Lithuania.

The UAE minister is also set to meet with Lithuanian Economy and Transport Minister Virginijus Sinkevičius and Rokas Masiulis later in the day.

Figures from export promotion agency Versli Lietuva show, grains, furniture, mineral fuel and oil make the largest part of Lithuania's exports to the UAE. Bilateral trade turnover has risen almost 5 times since 2012 to almost 136 million euros.

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

Lithuania drops to 23rd place on EU's Gender Equality Index

Lithuania fell to number 23 among the EU's 28 member states in the latest ranking by the European...

Karbauskis delegated to Seimas leadership

The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union has decided to delegate Ramunas Karbauskis , its...

Polish citizens in Lithuania backed opposition in election in Poland

Almost 1,000 Polish citizens cast their votes in the Polish parliament election in Lithuania on...

Government to hold meeting on whether to establish Ethnic Minority Council

Lithuania's government is set to hold a meeting on Monday to discuss the need to establish an Ethnic...

Grenade neutralized on Nida beach

A dangerous grenade was found on the beach in Lithuania's western resort town of Nida on...