VTEK: Lithuanian transport minister breached law by lunching at subordinates' expense

  • 2020-01-22
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevic breached the law by allowing enterprises under his ministry's control to pay for his lunch, the Chief Official Ethics Commission (VTEK) ruled on Wednesday.   Narkevic says the violation is minor and will consider contesting the ethics watchdog's decision in court. According to the commission, Narkevic placed himself in a conflict of interest situation last year when his lunch in Minsk was paid for by the Klaipeda port authority and his bill in Abu Dhabi was footed...
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