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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Speaker of the Seimas congratulates the Speaker of the Althingi of the Republic of Iceland

Press release, 2 December 2021 


On behalf of the Seimas and on her own behalf, Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, congratulated Birgir Ármannsson on becoming Speaker of the Althingi of the Republic of Iceland.


‘It is my firm belief that your extensive parliamentary experience will translate into success in exercising your duties in this important position, significantly contribute to addressing the most pressing current challenges, and help adopt most reasonable decisions in the Althingi,’ said the Speaker of the Seimas.


The Speaker of the Seimas appreciated the special bond between the two countries.


‘Lithuania feels sincere gratitude for what your country and its people have done to help us restore and consolidate Lithuania’s independence. With the continued strong support of Iceland, Lithuania has accomplished enormously much, which allows us to remain on the chosen track and to pursue new achievements. I remain confident that we will continue to engage in constructive and close parliamentary dialogue in both bilateral and multilateral formats in the future,’ said Ms Čmilytė-Nielsen.


Raminta Maselienė, Assistant to Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas,

tel. +370 5 239 6016, e-mail: [email protected]


   Last updated on 12/03/2021 11:05
   Monika Kutkaitytė