Signature of an EU-Lithuania financing agreement in the framework of membership
Franz Fischler, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, signed the annual and multi-annual financing convention fixing the Community rules governing the management and control of SAPARD (special adhesion programme for agriculture and rural development). Lithuania was represented by Algimantas Belzus, Lithuanian Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Mindaugas Jonikas, Lithuanian Deputy Minister for Finance, and Romualdas Kalonaitis, Head of the Latvian Mission to the EC.
Mindaugas Jonikas (on the left) and Franz Fischler exchanging documents Reference:P-008179 Date:05/03/2001
Mindaugas Jonikas, Franz Fischler and Romualdas Kalonaitis (from left to right) Reference:P-008179 Date:05/03/2001
Algimantas Belzus, Mindaugas Jonikas and Franz Fischler (from left to right) Reference:P-008179 Date:05/03/2001