On April 23-24, 2018, the visit of the Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva and the First Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Olga Krentovska to the Republic of Lithuania took place.
During the visit, the Ukrainian delegation met with the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania Linas Kukuraitis, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, the Chief State Labour Inspector of the Republic of Lithuania Jonas Gricius and the Director of the State Social Insurance Fund SODRA Mindaugas Sinkevičius. During these meetings, as well as during long working consultations with Lithuanian experts, an exchange of information on current issues of cooperation in the field of social protection of citizens of Ukraine and Lithuania took place. In accordance with the agreements reached in the course of the visit to Lithuania by the President of Ukraine P.Poroshenko in December 2017, special attention was paid to the settlement of the problems connected with the temporary employment of Ukrainian citizens in Lithuania.
As a result of the visit, agreements were reached with the Ministry of Social Protection and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania on the preparation of an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of labour migration, which will, in particular, promote the increase of the level of social protection of labour migrants.