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Skvernelis invites Polish supermarkets to Lithuania, seeks to overcome Polish differences

It seems that Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who paid this week a visit in Poland, wanted to catch up with – and cheer up – his Polish counterpart, Beata Szydlo, and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the ruling party Law and Justice, on all hot mutual issues.

Week in Lithuania. Lietuvos Energija CEO questioned by Special Investigation Service

Dalius Misiūnas, chairman of the management board and CEO of the state-owned energy group Lietuvos Energija, on Thursday, August 31, was questioned by Special Investigation Service officials.

Lithuania’s new school year: extended, with defence and sexual education classes in curriculum

Fewer schoolchildren, and first-graders, too, but Lithuania's new school year will be longer by 10 days, with the subjects of national defence and sex education courses added to the curriculum.

Scottish football fans warned of no-alcohol match in Lithuania

Scottish press has warned over 3,000 Scottish football fans expected to travel to a World Cup qualifying match in Lithuania this week that the sale of alcohol will be prohibited in Vilnius due to Knowledge Day public holiday.

Reconstruction of Vilnius airport runway concludes; aircraft return to Vilnius

On Thursday, 17 August, Vilnius airport’s runway was festively opened. This was the most massive reconstruction for the airport in the past 20 years. It was a unique project for Lithuania and all of Europe, airport representatives say.

Week in Lithuania. Lithuanian PM: VAT discount on heating, hotels will remain

Value-added tax (VAT) discount for centralized heating and hotels will remain, says Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, adding that the government would announce the proposed tariff next week.

Reconstruction of Vilnius International Airport runway commences

Vilnius International Airport will remain closed from 14 July to 17 August. The airport will be closed down to perform the most massive runway reconstruction in the past 20 years.

Ruling Farmers and Greens strike deal with opposition Conservatives, irk Social Democrats

The foundation of Lithuania’s ruling coalition consisting of the Farmers and Greens and the Social Democrats are crumbling, but the fall might not come, at least so soon as some predict.