Lithuania in the News
23rd December 2012
Lithuania Appoints Egidijus Meilūnas as New Ambassador to Australia
Ambassador Egidijus Meilūnas. Photo courtesy
Mr Egidijus Meilūnas has been appointed by Lithuania as its new non-resident ambassador to Australia. Mr Meilūnas resides in Japan and is also Lithuanian’s Ambassador to Japan, the Philippines and New Zealand. An experienced diplomat, Mr Meilūnas’ most recent post was as Lithuania’s Vice Minster of Foreign Affairs (2010-2012) and prior to that he was Lithuania’s Ambassador to Poland (2004-2010).
Born in 1964, his initial education was in medicine, having graduated form Vilnius University in 1989, with a specialisation in pediatrics. He has been in diplomatic service since 1992. In 2001 he also obtained from Vilnius University a master’s degree in law.

Further information: 14/12/12