The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa is looking for a partner organization to implement a project concept of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme - “The Education of South African youth in the field of corruption prevention”.
Today, 19 February 2019, Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė participated at the first European Union (EU) – Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement Joint Council meeting that took place in Cape Town. The meeting was co-chaired by European Trade Commissioner Ms. C.Malmstrom together with Botswana Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry Ms. B.Kenewedo. The meeting was also attended by trade ministers from South Africa, Esvatini, Lesotho, Mozambique and Namibia, and EU ambassadors.
The Consul of the Lithuanian Embassy in Pretoria will visit Cape Town on 20th March 2019 to provide consular services to Lithuanian citizens and will accept: applications for Lithuanian passport / ID card issuance; forms for recording birth and marriage concluded out of Lithuania; declarations of the place of residence; Consular certificates as well as Consular registration applications.
23 January 2019, during the visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania Sigutė Jakštonytė to the Republic of Mozambique, a meeting was held with Mr. Agostinho Vuma, Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Business Association of Mozambique.
15 November 2018, the Lithuanian Embassy in Pretoria hosted an event on business opportunities in South Africa.
31 October - 2 November 2018, Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė visited Angola’s capital Luanda. During the visit, the ambassador met with representatives of the Ministry of External Relations of Angola, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Angolan Export and Investment Promotion Agency (AIPEX) Dr. Licinio Vaz Contreiras and representatives of the Lithuanian community in Angola.
24 October 2018, the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania Sigutė Jakštonytė, presented letters of credence to the President of the Republic of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi.
15-17 October 2018, Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė visited Namibia's capital Windhoek. During the visit, the ambassador met with representatives of the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Namibian Industry and Commerce Chamber Charity Mwiya. The meetings were used to discuss bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and Namibia as well as opportunities for developing bilateral economic and trade relations.
On 20 September 2018, Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė visited the stands of Lithuanian companies at the Africa Aerospace and Defense 2018 exhibition. This year Lithuanian Defense Industry Sector was represented by the following companies - UAB ASU Baltija, UAB LitakTak, UAB SMT Group and UAB Helisota.
11 September 2018 representatives of the aircraft maintenance company FL Technics visited the Embassy in Pretoria.
16 August 2018 Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė met with Bruno Kaspar, General Manager of Global Airways in Lithuania.
On 10 May, the diplomat of Lithuanian embassy in South Africa Gediminas Kuras presented Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum with the gift by famous South African artist of Litvak origin William Kentridge- linocut “XA XA XA“. The artwork depicts Nikolai Bukharin, a Bolshevik condemned to death, in whose final story laugh and death are intertwined.
On 24 March in Johannesburg Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė attended the official opening of the association of financial technology companies - Fintech4africa.