Posts tagged as Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis

Lithuanian PM announces he has blood cancer

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis disclosed on Wednesday he has stage 1 lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. “It’s lymphoma, stage 1, no spreading, and I am undergoing treatment, it’s chemotherapy,” the prime minister told journalists on Wednesday. “I completed the first cycle [of chemotherapy] yesterday, and I feel great today,” he said. He added that the treatment will last until November. “The doctors expect full recovery, and so do…

Skvernelis voices doubts on whether to stay as Lithuania’s PM

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says he has doubts on whether he will stay in the position after the inauguration of President-elect Gitanas Nauseda. “I really still have many internal doubts and thoughts,” he told the Ziniu Radijas news radio on Thursday. Skvernelis said his decision would depend on the outcome of the ongoing ruling coalition talks. He hopes the coalition agreement will be signed next week. “To be just…

Lithuanian PM urges minister to ensure Klaipeda port’s smooth operation after firing CEO

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis called on Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis on Monday to ensure that the Klaipeda seaport continues to operate successfully after sacking its CEO Arvydas Vaitkus. “According to the prime minister, the minister must ensure that the port continues to operate smoothly and deliver exceptional economic benefit to the Lithuanian economy,” Skvernelis’ spokesman, Tomas Berzinskas, told BNS. “The prime minister underlines the Klaipeda State Seaport’s special importance to Lithuania.…