On August 31, 2010 Serhii Popyk, Chargé d'Affaires of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania, had a meeting with Vilnius Vice-major Gintautas Babravičius.
Practical issues of building the monument to Taras Shevchenko in the capital of Lithuania were discussed during the meeting. Mutual interest to open the monument to the Ukrainian Kobzar in March 2011 was confirmed at the meeting. In this context Vice-major briefed about the schedule of preparation works made by the City Administration.
Taking part in the meeting Sigitas Tamošiūnas, Chairman of the Lithuanian T.Shevchenko Foundation, informed about readiness to provide necessary financial support in implementation of this important the Ukraine-Lithuania project.
Establishment of the Ukraine-Lithuania interregional cooperation, particularly between Vilnius and Lviv, also discussed during the meeting.