After Vigilijus Jukna resigned as the Minister of Agriculture, the Labour Party presidium has six candidates to choose from to the position.
Ministry of Agriculture
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The candidates are: Members of Parliament Virginija Baltraitienė, Vydas Gedvilas, Artūras Paulauskas and Ričardas Sargūnas, Mayor of Švenčionys District Vytautas Vigelis and Director of Alytus District Administration Aurimas Truncė.

"We have a list of six strong candidates. Based on their competence, working and political experience they are perfectly suited for the position. The candidate will be selected on Saturday, at the party's council, and will be proposed for the approval of the prime minister," said Chair of the Labour Party Loreta Graužinienė.

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