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Car parades replace traditional March 11 nationalist march in Lithuania

Due to the ongoing pandemic, car parades in several Lithuanian cities on Thursday replaced the traditional nationalist march organized in Vilnius on March 11 when Lithuania marks its Day of the Restoration of Independence. Some 200 cars gathered outside the Litexpo exposition center in Vilnius. The majority of participants decorated their cars with Lithuania's flags,...

Disinfection robot bought by EC delivered to Lithuania

A disinfection robot purchased by the European Commission has been delivered to Lithuania and set to be brought to a policlinic in central Vilnius, the European Commission Representation in Lithuania reports. Such robots are aimed at ensuring a sterile environment at hospitals and policlinics without causing unnecessary risk to staff. Such a robot uses UV light,...

Lithuanian govt wants to up number of flight destinations to 110 by 2024

Lithuanian govt wants to up number of flight destinations to 110 by 2024 Lithuania's government plans to increase the number of flight destinations to 110 by 2024, from the pre-pandemic 2019 number of 92. The pre-crisis level is expected to be reached by the middle of 2022, according to the government program's implementation plan. Tada Vasiliauskas of...

Tour operators will also be responsible for tourists’ tests

All travelers and tourists will have to present a negative coronavirus test as of March 10, the Lithuanian government has decided. And not only carriers but also tour operators will be responsible for that. On Friday, the Cabinet specified its Wednesday decision which initially introduced such a duty for carriers only. "The change should ensure tighter...

Lithuania to provide EUR 100,000 in humanitarian aid to Yemen

Lithuania to provide EUR 100,000 in humanitarian aid to Yemen  Lithuania will allocate 100,000 euros for humanitarian aid to Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday. Lithuania announced its donation to the UN Yemen Humanitarian Fund during Monday's high-level virtual pledging conference co-hosted by Sweden and Switzerland. Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister Mantas Adomenas described the humanitarian situation...

Kaunas University of Technology

1. Introduction Kaunas University of Technology had its beginning on 16 February 1922, when the University of Lithuania and its technical faculties were established. The development of Lithuanian scientific ideas continued in the first Lithuanian independent technical school of higher education (in 1950–1990 titled Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (KPI)). It was famous for the ultrasound and vibrotechnics...

Vilnius College of Technologies and Design

The origin of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design was established (in its current structure) in 2008, with the integration of Vilnius Technical College into Vilnius College of Construction and Design. However, the origin of different faculties dates back to as far as 1930s (Technical School). Petras Vileišis Railway Transport Faculty roots from 1947,...