President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Egils Levits and the people of Latvia celebrating the 101st anniversary of independence.
“Our people are closely connected by the bonds of neighborhood, the Baltic tradition and shared historical experience on the path to independence. Next year, Lithuania and Latvia will celebrate 30 meaningful years of reestablished national statehood. I am confident that the Lithuanian-Latvian friendship built on shared values will grow increasingly stronger, opening new avenues for joint initiatives in culture, arts, science, and business,” the President wrote in his message of congratulations.
Today, Lithuania and Latvia are key allies and partners in the European Union and NATO. The President expressed his strong hope that bilateral cooperation based on reciprocal trust and openness would continue to grow and expand. He underlined that only close dialogue and collaborative work could ensure robust national and regional economic development, security and full-fledged welfare for our people.
Gitanas Nausėda wished the President of Latvia and its people a happy celebration as well as continued success, prosperity, unity and security.