Lithuanian formin to travel to Singapore, Australia to look for export markets

  • 2022-02-04
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis is to pay a working visit to Singapore and Australia on February 6 to 10. 

The visit is aimed at opening up "new opportunities for Lithuanian exporters in advanced and stable markets in Asia and Oceania" as part of "Lithuania's strategic goal of diversifying its supply chains", the Foreign Ministry said in a press release on Friday.   

In Singapore, Lithuania's top diplomat is scheduled to meet with Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, and top officials from the Singapore Business Federation, the Office for Space Technology and Industry at the Economic Development Board, and the Nanyang Technological University.

In Canberra, Landsbergis is to meet with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, Defense Minister Peter Dutton, and senators, and to take part in the Lithuanian embassy's opening event, and in discussions at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and the National Press Club. 

The program of the visit will focus on the development of bilateral political and economic relations with Singapore and Australia, as well as the strengthening of ties with the Lithuanian diaspora, according to the press release.