At the meeting of the Labour Party council on Saturday, 12 July, MP Virginija Baltraitienė was confirmed as the candidate for the position agriculture minister's position.
Virginija Baltraitienė
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Baltraitienė said that a candidate must have political experience, as this position requires to work with Parliament, political parties and political groups. According to her, administrative experience is also essential.

"I believe that I meet these requirements as I have both political and self-government administration experience. In addition, I have a degree in agriculture economy," Baltraitienė told ELTA.

The MP said she started her career in agriculture and was familiar with problems in this area.

"I do not think I lack knowledge," Baltraitienė said.

As reported, the agriculture minister's position has become vacant after the resignation of Vigilijus Jukna who was delegated by the Labour Party.

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