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On January 13th Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis hosted Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his first visit to Lithuania. The counterparts discussed opportunities for cooperation through the continuous focus on the fields of economy, science, education and international security.
On Saturday, January 13, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will receive the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Office of the Government.
In Tokyo, Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, and Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, discussed developments in the FinTech sector, risks to the global economy and economic issues of relevance to Japan and the euro area.
On 15-16th November, numerous Lithuanian delegation of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Kaunas Technological University, Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), “Invest Lithuania”, and Lithuanian Laser Association representatives, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, visited Singapore. The purpose of the visit – to expand bilateral cooperation in science and innovation, engineering, transport and logistics, financial technologies (Fintech), information and communication technologies (ICT), other fields.
On September 7-8th, Lithuanian Embassy for the first time participated in Kobe International Industrial Fair with Lithuanian national booth, where life sciences, photonics, information & communication technologies, engineering, and other Lithuanian economic sectors were presented.
On Monday, 4 September 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met with Hirofumi Nakasone, Member of the Japanese Parliament, Chairman of Japan-Lithuania Friendship Diet Members’ League.
The meeting discussed prospects of the development of bilateral cooperation, regional security issues and the threat posed by North Korea.
High quality Lithuanian products are becoming more and more popular in Japan. Recently some good news from Lithuania reached sweets lovers in Japan: “Gyomi Super” which has 350 shops in various Japanese cities, in June has successfully started selling Lithuanian “cheese cakes”. Japanese people immediately liked these newly discovered delicacies.
Wednesday 17 May, Jakarta – President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is on a state visit in Indonesia, met with President Joko Widodo. In the first ever meeting between the Presidents of Indonesia and Lithuania, the strengthening of bilateral relations, cooperation between the EU and Indonesia as well as global security matters were discussed. The President also met with Speaker of Indonesian Parliament Setya Novanto.
On 10 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius held meetings in Tokyo and highlighted the opening of new opportunities to expand economic cooperation between Lithuania and Japan.
On January 25th Lithuanian Embassy in Tokyo organized seminar about tourism opportunities in Lithuania for Japanese tour operators and media representatives. Although new 2017 year has just started, it is already second seminar on tourism at the Lithuanian Embassy.