Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Asta Skaisgiryte bade farewell to outgoing Ambassador of Mongolia to Lithuania Otgony Dambiinyam and discussed increased cooperation of Lithuania and Mongolia.
The ambassador thanked the deputy minister for the excellent organisation of the visit of the President of Mongolia last year and for Lithuania’ s assistance to Mongolia after taking over from Lithuania the Presidency of the Community of Democracies.
Both interlocutors agreed that it was particularly important to further economic cooperation aiming at increasing the volumes of Lithuanian export goods, establishing contacts in the field of transport, and more actively increasing people-to-people contacts.
Skaisgiryte Liauskiene invited Mongolian students to come and study at higher education institutions in Lithuania.
The Deputy Minister informed the Ambassador about the future visit of the Lithuanian delegation to Mongolia. On 16-17 April in Ulan Bator, the Lithuanian delegation led by Skaisgiryte Liauskiene is to attend the events of the Lithuanian Embassy to Mongolia that are dedicated to the establishment of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Lithuania business representatives will also accompany the delegation to Mongolia and will take part in the seminar on economic and business opportunities in Lithuania. Lithuania and Mongolia established diplomatic relations on December 11, 1991.