Appointment

Saulius Skvernelis was appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania by Decree No 1K–796 of the President of the Republic of Lithuania as of 22 November 2016.

The President of the Republic appoints and dismisses the Prime Minister upon the assent of the Seimas.

Within 15 days of his appointment, the Prime Minister presents to the Seimas the Cabinet, which he has formed and which has been approved by the President of the Republic, and presents the Government Programme to the Seimas for consideration.

Last updated: 13-12-2016