Lithuanian PM urges minister to ensure Klaipeda port's smooth operation after firing CEO

  • 2019-03-26
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis called on Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis on Monday to ensure that the Klaipeda seaport continues to operate successfully after sacking its CEO Arvydas Vaitkus. 

"According to the prime minister, the minister must ensure that the port continues to operate smoothly and deliver exceptional economic benefit to the Lithuanian economy," Skvernelis' spokesman, Tomas Berzinskas, told BNS. 

"The prime minister underlines the Klaipeda State Seaport's special importance to Lithuania. The port has shown very good results in recent years," he said.

The spokesman said Skvernelis had been informed about Masiulis' decision to sack the port's CEO.