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On Thursday Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius will start a two-day official visit to Ukraine where he will meet the Ukrainian top government officials, participate in the opening ceremony of the Lithuanian Honorary Consulate and discuss trade and investment issues with business community.
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has conveyed his greeting to Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and all the people of his country on the Independence Day of Ukraine wishing them peace and wellbeing.
Today, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius leaves for an informal meeting of the Baltic Council of Ministers to be held on 21-23 August in Palanga. The meeting provides an annual opportunity for the heads all three Baltic states to gather and talk about the issues that are relevant for our countries.
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is on an official visit in Ukraine.
9.00 The Prime Minister participates in the opening of the Lithuanian-Ukrainian Business Forum in Kiev.
10.00 The Head of the Government meets with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Prime Minister also takes part in the meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
The Prime Minister returns to Vilnius late in the evening.