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Cabinet of Lithuania

Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos Vyriausybė) is the cabinet of Lithuania. It consists of the Prime Minister, who is Head of Government, and 14 government ministers.

The Prime Minister is nominated by the President and confirmed by Seimas. The current Prime Minister is Algirdas Butkevičius (appointed December 7, 2012).[1]


The following are the ministries of Lithuania led by government ministers (Butkevičius Cabinet):[2]

Position Name Party
Ministry of Agriculture Vigilijus Jukna Labour Party
Ministry of Culture Šarūnas Birutis Labour Party
Ministry of Economy Birutė Vėsaitė Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis Labour Party
Ministry of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania
Ministry of Environment Valentinas Mazuronis Order and Justice
Ministry of Finance Rimantas Šadžius Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Linas Antanas Linkevičius Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of Health Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of the Interior Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas Order and Justice
Ministry of Justice Juozas Bernatonis Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of National Defence Juozas Olekas Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Ministry of Social Security and Labour Algimanta Pabedinskienė Labour Party
Ministry of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius Social Democratic Party of Lithuania

Institutions under the Government of LR[3]

  • Information Society Development Committee
  • Department of Physical Education and Sports
  • Lithuanian Archives Department
  • Weaponry Fund of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Drug Control Department
  • Department of Statistics
  • The Department of National minorities and Lithuanians living abroad
  • State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate
  • State Data Protection Inspectorate
  • State Food and Veterinary Service
  • State Tobacco and Alcohol Control Service
  • Public Procurement Office

See also


External links

  • Official website of the government of the Republic of Lithuania (English version)

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