Kubilius pays official visit to Japan

  • 2012-02-20

Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and the delegation arrived to Japan with a working visit, the Lithuanian government’s press service reports.

The visit has begun on Feb. 19, and will last until Feb. 23.

According to Andrius Kubilius, the main purpose of the visit is to brief the Japanese Government on the progress of Visaginas nuclear power plant project and discuss future joint work, as well as to see advanced Japanese nuclear technologies.

The visit agenda includes meetings with Vice President and Executive Director of the Tokyo-Mitsubishi Bank, which is one of the most influential banks in Japan, as well as Teisuke Kitayama, President of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, and other prominent Japanese businesses, and a visit the Shimano nuclear power plant.

The Prime Minister's delegation includes Vice Minister of Energy Zygimantas Vaiciunas, Rimantas Vaitkus, CEO of Visaginas NP, Prime Minister advisers, and other Government representatives.

In his absence, the Prime Minister is being replaced by Minister of Energy Arvydas Sekmokas.