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2019.11.21 09:00

Estonia opens honorary consulate in Lithuania's Klaipėda

LRT.lt2019.11.21 09:00

Estonia has opened an honorary consulate in Lithuania's port city, Klaipėda, according to the Estonian Foreign Ministry.

Arnoldas Šileika, the Director General of the Western Shipyard company, part of the Estonian shipbuilding BLRT Group headquartered in Tallinn, was appointed as the honorary consul.

Arnolas Šileika was appointed as the honorary consul. He is currently the director of the Western Shipyard company based in Klaipėda that is part of the shipbuilding BLRT Group headquartered in Tallinn.

“Reopening the consulate makes it possible to enhance our bilateral cooperation in economy, entrepreneurship and education, said Estonia's Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs Erki Kodar. "It also allows us to provide consular assistance to Estonian citizens in western Lithuania more efficiently."

Estonia will now be represented by three honorary consuls in Šiauliai, Kaunas and Klaipeda, with an embassy in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius.