Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is having solar panels installed on the roof of his house in Vilnius District, using EU financial support, the tv3.lt news website reported on Monday.
"The prime minister has bought the solar panels under the EU instrument for the installation of equipment for the production of electricity from renewable resources, meant for residents. The whole information required to be provided by law has been included into the declaration," the prime minister's advisor Skirmantas Malinauskas told tv3.lt.
The prime minister has declared that he entered into a written contract with a company Staltika in early June for the installation of solar panels. In total, the work will cost the prime minister 8,185 euros.
The Lietuvos Rytas TV chanel reports that the prime minister and his family moved to the prime minister's official residence in the Turniskes area because of the ongoing work at his house.