On October 8-11, 2007, with the assistance of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania, a Ukrainian delegation headed by Member of Ukrainian Parliament, Head of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development, Strategy and Investments of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Natalia Katser-Buchkovska visited Lithuania.
During the visit, the working meetings of the delegation with the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania Simonas Šatūnas, the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius, the Deputy Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Denis Kryavis, the Chairman of the Energy Commission of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Virgilius Podeiris, Director of the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence Colonel Gintaras Bagdonas, commercial director of the Klaipeda LNG terminal of SE “Klaipedos Nafta” Tadas Matulionis were held.
During these meetings, attended by Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Lithuania Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi and the embassy’s staff, key issues of cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania in the field of energy security were discussed.
On October 10, 2017 the delegation participated in solemn events on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the creation of the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence and the US and German national flagging ceremony that recently joined the Center.
The delegation visited the plant for the production of photoelectric panels, optical disks and optical lenses of the Lithuanian company "BOD Group" and held a meeting with the management of the investment company Respect Group. During these events, the possibilities of cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania in the field of renewable energy sources, in particular the involvement of Lithuanian investments in perspective projects of solar power plants in Ukraine were discussed.
Also, the delegation met with Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Lithuania V. Yatsenkivskyi and officials of the Embassy. During the meeting, the parties discussed possibilities for further cooperation between Ukraine, Lithuania and NATO countries in the field of energy security and the issue of attracting foreign investments into the energy sector of Ukraine.