The Lithuanian parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs approved on Wednesday a draft law paving the way for the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labor Party (LSDLP) to get a state subsidy.
Gintautas Paluckas and Gediminas Kirkilas
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

The full Seimas is expected to discuss the draft law next week.

If the bill is passed, Gediminas Kirkilas' LSDLP will receive nearly 300,000 euros annually, while Gintautas Paluckas' Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) will lose almost 400,000 euros per year.

The LSDLP was founded earlier this year by Kirkilas and other former LSDP members, who split from the party last year.

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

Young people in Vilnius and Klaipeda joined climate change protests

Young people in Lithuania's cities of Vilnius and Klaipeda plan to join an international protest...

Reuters: US ambassador pressed Lithuanian government on Huawei

The US ambassador pressed the Lithuanian government not to allow China's technology giant Huawei...

More than 140 thousand cast ballots in 4 days of early voting

Some 140,228 people, or 5.78 percent of all eligible voters , cast their ballots during four days of...

Some 700 WWII victims might be buried at Air Base in Siauliai

The remains of around 700 World War II victims might be buried in the territory of Lithuania's Air...

Customs officers block rocket launch system from Belarus

Lithuanian customs officers refused to allow a rocket launch system from Belarus to enter the...