Lithuanian parlt speaker leaves for France mark 100 years of diplomatic relations

  • 2021-11-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, the speaker of the Lithuanian parliament, is on Tuesday leaving for France to take part in events marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Cmilyte-Nielsen, along with her Latvian and Estonian counterparts, Inara Murniece and Juri Ratas, is paying a three-day visit to France at the invitation of Richard Ferrand, the president of the French National Assembly, the Lithuanian Seimas' public relations office has said.  

As part of the visit, the three Baltic parliamentary speakers are scheduled to meet with Ferrand and Gerard Larcher, the president of the Senate, and attend a banquet hosted by France on the occasion of the centenary of diplomatic relations with Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

Cmilyte-Nielsen is also to meet with French political analysts, observers and academics, and members of the local Lithuanian community.