Minister

Minister

Linas Linkevičius

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Date of Birth 6 January 1961
Place of Birth Vilnius, Lithuania

Education

 
1978-1983 Faculty of Automatics, Kaunas Polytechnic Institute

Work Experience

 
13 December 2016 - present Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2012-2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2012 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Belarus
2011-2012 Ambassador-at-Large, Transatlantic Cooperation and Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
2005-2011 Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the North Atlantic Council
2000-2004 Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
1997-2000 Ambassador, Head of the Lithuanian Mission to the WEU and NATO
1997 Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1993-1996 Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
1992-1993 Deputy Chairman of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Head of the Seimas Delegation to the North Atlantic Assembly
1992-1996 Member of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania
1992 Chairman of the Council of the Lithuanian Labour Youth Union
1990-1992 Responsible employee of the Central Committee of the independent Lithuanian Communist Party, Senior Consultant of the Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania
1983-1989 Employee in Communist youth organisations

Diplomatic Rank

 
12 February 2003 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Miscellaneous

 
Decorations
  • Order of Three Stars, Third Class (Latvia) (2001);
  • Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas (Lithuania) (2003);
  • Cross of Commander of the Order of the Cross of Vytis (Lithuania) (2004);
  • Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana, Second Class (Estonia) (2005);
  • Order of Honour (Georgia) (2011)
Languages Lithuanian (native), English, Russian
Marital Status Married

Vice-Minister

Neris Germanas

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Vice-Minister

Darius Skusevičius

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Vice-Minister

Albinas Zananavičius

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Chancellor of the Ministry

Jūratė Raguckienė

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