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Sunday, 21.09.2014, 05:01
On Thursday, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius met with Yusuf K. Hamied, Chairman of the Board of the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla, during his visit to Lithuania, reported LETA/ELTA the prime minister's press service.
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On Thursday, Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius unveiled a monument to Chaim Frenkel, industrialist and philanthropist from Siauliai, reports LETA/ELTA.
For the first time ever, in 2014, Lithuania launched into the space 2 satellites. To mark this historical event, Lithuania Post is going to release a new postage stamp that will appear in circulation this Saturday, September 20, reports BC press service of Lietuvos pastas.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with the Director General of the International Labour Organisation, Guy Ryder, to discuss measures for boosting youth employment and fighting illegal work, the presidential press service said.
The Foreign Ministry of Latvia has issued a statement in regard to the disturbing comments made earlier this week by Special Representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, Konstantin Dolgov, reports LETA.
The EU institutions agreed to create a special € 6 billion Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) financial support for those states and regions that experience high youth unemployment and inactivity. The Youth Guarantee is both a structural reform to drastically improve school-to-work transitions and a measure to immediately support jobs for young people. Two Baltic States are eligible to EU funding, i.e. Latvia and Lithuania.
"QS World University Rankings" – a list of the world's top universities – has included seven Baltic universities this year. Out of the seven Baltic universities on the list, the University of Latvia (LU) is the only university representing Latvia. Tartu is leading in Baltics, reports LETA.
The program of students and teachers exchange in the EU exists for over 25 years. Each year mere and more students take part in the program, e.g. in 2012-13 about 270 thousand students participated. Spending time abroad helps students broaden their experience and gives them opportunities to increase their employability, while academics can bring home valuable experience to improve teaching quality.
On 15 September, a new modern research vessel will be launched in the Baltic Sea. The scientists from Klaipeda University will use the vessel for exploration of all sea components, such as currents, physicochemical properties of seawater, biological objects, seabed, informs LETA/ELTA.
Kaunas University of Technology and Italian company Gruppo Fos signed a cooperation agreement on 11 September for the establishment of a biomedical engineering research centre in Santaka Valley, Kaunas, reported BC the pres service of KTU.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite yesterday met with Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to discuss bilateral relations and the Middle East peace process, informs LETA/ELTA.
The National Audit Office of Lithuania has completed a financial audit of the Ministry of Education and Science, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Nature Research Centre, and Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore for the year 2013, informs LETA/ELTA.
New steps are made in the strengthening of cooperation between Lithuanian and Chinese businessmen and researchers as during the visit of the deputy chairwoman of Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, Zu Xin Xu, a memorandum of initiating the cooperation between Lithuanian and Chinese companies of science and technology parks was signed on Tuesday, reports LETA/ELTA.
On September 3, 2014 the Bachelor program students of the Sør-Trøndelag University college (Norway) visited the Freeport of Riga Authority, informed BC port’s press service.
With Latvia having won the right to host one of the opening round group tournaments at the 2015 European Men's Basketball Championship, the Education and Science Ministry will have to allot EUR 600,000 to the Latvian Basketball Union until the end of September.