Lithuania's ambassadors and honorary consuls on Monday started their annual conventions.
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

The country's honorary consuls took part in meetings with President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

This year's convention has brought together 153 honorary consuls from 68 countries around the world. Lithuania has a total of 220 honorary consuls in 94 countries.

The consuls' meeting with Grybauskaitė focused on the geopolitical and security situation, energy independence, global economic trends and challenges facing the European Union, the president's press office said.

Skvernelis briefed the consults on the country's economic situation and ongoing structural reforms.

The heads of Lithuania's diplomatic missions and consular offices, in Vilnius for their separate annual convention, are scheduled to meet with Grybauskaitė and Skvernelis on Tuesday.

They will also listen to a report by Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.

The diplomats are also to meet with the EU's top Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, who is to visit Vilnius.

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

Former Estonian president shares his insights why US is behind in digital breakthrough


Colorful and always with a smile on his face. This is how many people remember a former Estonian...

Planes were too close during Marijampole incident but there was no real threat

Several planes got too close over Lithuania's southern city of Marijampole in April but there was no...

President: Lithuania is lucky to have 'worthy' candidates in runoff (1)

Lithuania is fortunate to have two "worthy" candidates competing with each other to be elected...

Presidential candidates' teams trade accusations over campaign funding

The staffs of Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda , the two candidates vying to be elected...

Baltic countries and US agrees on cooperation format for energy security

President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with the Presidents of Latvia and Estonia met with the U.S....