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Sunday, 21.12.2014, 15:27
According to preliminary data of Statistics Lithuania, in 2013 expenditure on health care totalled LTL 7.8 billion (EUR 2.3 billion). Compared with 2012 it increased by LTL 266 million (EUR 77 million) or 4%, whereas compared with 2011 it increased by 7%, reports LETA/ELTA
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Jurgita Kazlauskiene has been selected to head the State Tourism Department (VTD). Up until now, she worked as the deputy president of the European Spas Association, also led the Lithuanian Spas Association, reports LETA/ELTA.
The European Humanities University (EHU) was honored to host seven distinguished candidates who were invited to campus as finalists for the position of University Rector this week.
On the basis of the Constitution, and having regard to the decree of the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite, the Seimas has ratified the Treaty establishing the European Stability Mechanism signed by the euro area countries in Brussels in 2012 and amended in 2014, and the documents relating thereto. This Law received 82 votes in favour, with 1 vote against and 1 abstention, reported LETA/ELTA, referring to the Office of the Seimas.
At the European Council meeting in Brussels, President Dalia Grybauskaite together with other EU leaders discussed topical external policy issues and the situation in Ukraine, reported BC presidential press service.
On 18 December 2014, the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed an agreement on EUR 65 million loan for a maximum period of sixteen years, reported BC press service of Litgrid.
With the country's economy growing slower than expected, most business start-ups in Lithuania are taking the advantage of the situation in the domestic market. While the country's largest companies are estimating the consequences of Russia's embargo, our business start-ups are planning to further increase their sales volumes within the coming six months and recruit new employees to satisfy the growing demand, the bank DNB said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.