On February 11, 2016 in Vilnius at the Applied Art Museum the Award ceremony of the Order «For Preservation of the Unity" of the former President of the Republic of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus (1998-2003, 2004-2009) was held.
The event was attended by the Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Loreta Graužinienė, representatives of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, diplomatic corps accredited to the Republic of Lithuania, the Lithuanian community and Lithuanian leading media.
In the framework of the Award ceremony, Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi congratulated the former President of Lithuania V.Adamkus, the most popular politician of the country, with high honors and expressed the gratitude for his contribution to the development of friendly relations with Ukraine and persistent support of Ukraine on the international arena.
For his part V.Adamkus expressed in particular his admiration for the courage of the people of Ukraine in their struggle for independence.
The organizer of the event - Lithuanian Foundation "Concordia" started its activities in 1994, cooperates with Ukraine.