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2019.09.19 10:47

Health Minister shaves his head in solidarity with Lithuanian PM

LRT.lt2019.09.19 10:47

In solidarity with the Lithuanian PM undergoing cancer treatment, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has shaved his head.

In a post on social media, Veryga said “having hair, or not having them, is temporary,” He added that he would like to support those whose choice was not voluntary, “in solidarity with the prime minister and everyone who is faced with oncological diseases”.

In late August, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced he was diagnosed with lymhoma, and will be undergoing treatment.

“The doctors hope for a full recovery, and so do I,” Skvernelis said at the time.