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Lithuania mulls allowing events with ‘hundreds’ of people

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Lithuania’s government is considering allowing mass events to resume, but according to the country’s health minister, Aurelijus Veryga, they would remain in the “hundreds of people,” and “not thousands”. The Cabinet is set to consider on Wednesday a schedule on how events and concerts could resume and theaters could reopen. Veryga says “indoor and outdoor” events, as well as the number of their participants will be discussed. “These are any…

Lithuania mulls borrowing up to €2bn in capital markets

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Lithuania intends to borrow in the international capital markets, Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka said, in addition to 1.5-billion-euro loans secured from international financial institutions. According to Šapoka, the government mulls raising between 0.5 and 2 billion euros via Eurobond. The funds would be used to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus-induced economic downturn. “Borrowing plans will certainly depend on both the situation in the markets and the situation in Lithuania,…