Dalia Grybauskaite



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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman congratulated President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite on the day of birth.

The relevant entries they have made on their pages in Facebook.

“I congratulate the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitе happy birthday!” – said Poroshenko.

For its part, Groisman said that Ukraine Grybauskaite grateful “for the continued support and cooperation for the success and prosperity of our countries”.

As you know, Dalia Grybauskaite became the first woman President of Lithuania and the first re-elected for a second consecutive term for the highest public office in this country.

She was born in 1956 in Vilnius (Lithuania). A graduate of Leningrad state University, specialty “political economy”. In 1992 studied the program for executives at Georgetown University (Washington, USA). Doctor of social Sciences . In politics – since the early 90-ies.

She started her career as a program Manager in the government of Lithuania, headed the Department for European Affairs at Ministry of international economic relations of Lithuania. Participated in the negotiations on Lithuania’s accession to the EU. In 1993 he held the position of Director of the economic Department of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Lithuania. Was a European Commissioner in Brussels, responsible for financial programming and the budget of the European Union. In 2005, the weekly European Voice recognized by the Commissioner Grybauskaite for the effort to reform the EU budget.

She was elected President of the Republic of Lithuania in 2009 and re-elected for a second term in may 2014.

In addition to the Lithuanian speaks English, French and Russian. Has a black belt in karate. Grybauskaite awarded many government awards and marks of distinction as his country and other States.

The President of Lithuania is known for its uncompromising stance on aggressive policy of Putin’s Russia and the full support of Ukraine and Ukrainians in a difficult time of testing.