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Diesel fuel tax exemption for farmers will stay, Lithuanian agrimin says

  • 2019-09-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian government will not cancel the existing diesel fuel tax exemption for farmers, the country's Agriculture Minister Andrius Palionis says. In his words, additional funds could be saved not by cutting the exemption but by amen...

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Businesses call on Lithuanian president to improve public sector's efficiency

VILNIUS - Business associations called on Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Wednesday to take measures to improve the efficiency of the public sector, saying that much of education and social security spending is inefficient. "Infrastructure in Lithuania is...

Lithuanian, Polish govts plan join sitting

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian and Polish Cabinets plan to hold a joint sitting early next year, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday. "We agreed to take our cooperation to the next level," he said after meeting with visiting Polish Prime Minis...

Lithuanian, Polish PMs to discuss energy, transport projects

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For the first time an aircraft marked with Lithuanian tricolour flag landed in Vilnius

This summer airBaltic introduced the aircraft Airbus A220-300 coloured with the Lithuanian three-...

Lithuania's state, army leaders to discuss increasing defense capability, budget

VILNIUS – Lithuania's State Defense Council, chaired by President Gitanas Nauseda for t...

Lithuanian president to pay visit to State Security Department

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is set to pay a visit to the country's S...

Critics of Sinkevicius' position don’t realize Brussels' agenda, Lithuanian PM says

VILNIUS – Critics of the European Commission portfolio offered to Lithuania's delegated...

Lithuanian basketball coach's criticism of FIBA is fair, PM says

VILNIUS – Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis welcomed the criticism expressed by ...

US taking real part in Lithuania's defense, president says

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Strasbourg court to rule on review of landmark ruling on Soviet genocide in Lithuania

VILNIUS – The European Court of Human Rights is set on Tuesday to announce if it will refer...

Lithuania's Nauseda calls for promoting historic memory, language, resisting temptations

VILNIUS – State institutions should pay more attention to the promotion of historic memory,...

Lithuanian parlt speaker leaving LFGU, will return after leadership change

VILNIUS – Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis plans on Thursday to hand i...

Lithuania's Nauseda will seek to develop relations with Belarus

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says he will seek to develop relations with ...

Lithuania's Tamkevicius calls his appointment gratitude for faith kept during Soviet times - BNS INTERVIEW

KAUNAS – Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas Sigitas Tamkevicius says Pope Francis' decision ...

Lithuania's Nauseda gets Zelensky's assurances on European integration

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda met with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr...

BNS asks experts what US attention to Belarus means to Lithuania

VILNIUS - John Bolton, US President Donald Trump's national security adviser, met with B...

Lithuanian ministry moves to lower military conscription age

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian Defense Ministry proposes to lower the age range at which men are c...

Lithuanian president expects more German investments, to step up economic diplomacy

President Gitanas Nauseda says German investments in Lithuania have gained momentum lately and ha...

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