Rokas Masiulis appointed Lithuania’s new minister of transport and communications

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2016 12 13

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With the Seimas having approved the programme of the 17th government of the Republic of Lithuania on December 13, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has got a new minister. Rokas Masiulis was introduced to the staff of the Ministry by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

“I would like to thank the former minister for his work and introduce a new Minister of Transport and Communications from whom I expect efficient performance. From the staff of the Ministry I expect fewer words and more deeds as well as to be more courageous, resolute and creative,” said the Prime Minister.

The newly-appointed minister Rokas Masiulis stressed that he would not tolerate corruption. He pointed out that he appreciated active, hard-working and go-ahead workers, saying that they could approach him at any time.

The 47-year-old minister Rokas Masiulis has a degree in economics as well as international relations and politics. In the previous government he held the office of Minister of Energy, which he took on 25 September 2014.