On 7 November Minister Bart Tommelein met the Lithuanian Minister of Energy, Zygimantas Vaiciunas. Together they visited Litgrid, the Lithuanian electricity system operator.
Minister Tommelein is in Vilnius for the annual conference on the European energy sector, Vilnius Energy Forum. This year the conference focuses on energy security and the development of a sustainable and competitive energy industry in Europe. In his speech at the opening of the conference, Minister Tommelein called for more cooperation on a European level: "We need a European approach to guarantee energy security. All countries need to do their fair share. "
General Representative Yves Wantens accompanied Minister Tommelein during this two-day visit to Lithuania.
General Representation in Poland and the Baltic States