On Thursday the mandate of Health Minister Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis ends and he is replaced by Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė. Andriukaitis thinks that his successor, fellow social democrat, will not change the team and how the ministry is run.
Vytenis Andriukaitis
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He said that the role of the social democrats is to ensure free healthcare in public institutions. On Thursday, Andriukaitis is personally transferring reports prepared by the Ministry on what was achieved, what work is ongoing and what is planned in the future. He is also to introduce the team which, according to Andriukaitis, has to continue working.

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