Lithuania in the News
2nd November 2008
|A swing to the right in Lithuanian elections|
Leaders of four centre-right parties form a coalition. (L-R) Artūras
Zuokas (Liberal and Centre Union), Arūnas Valinskas (National Revival),
Andrius Kubilius (Homeland Union Christian Democrats), Eligijus
Masiulis (Liberals). Photo courtesy Lietuvos Rytas.
The conservatives have agreed to form a coalition with three other right centre parties: National Revival (18 seats), Liberals (11 seats) and the Liberal Centre Union (9 seats), which will give
Andrius Kubilius celebrating the election victory of Homeland
Union Christian Democrats party. Photo courtesy Lietuvos Rytas.
The youngest member of the new parliament is 26 years old and the eldest is 72 years. The average age is 49 and half years. In the new parliament there are 115 men and 26 women.
Further information: www.lrytas.lt 26-31/10/08