Lithuania's Ambassador presents his letters of credence to the President of India
On 20 September in Delhi, the Ambassador of Lithuania to India Julius Pranevičius presented his letters of credence to the President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
After the presentation ceremony, the President and the Ambassador discussed ways to further promote close cooperation between Lithuania and India. They welcomed the fact that the citizens of the two countries shared common values and there was a close similarity between the Lithuanian and Sanskrit languages. It is also expected that the growing number of Indian students in Lithuania would further help deepen our bilateral relationship. The interlocutors also discussed the opportunities for business development between Lithuania and India.
The President of India and the Ambassador agreed that Lithuania would contribute to the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 2019.
His values, such as the philosophy of nonviolent resistance of Gandhi, was important not only for the restoration of India's independence, but also for Lithuania's independence.