Dalia Grybauskaitė, Member of the EC in charge of Financial Programming and Budget, participated in a high-level meeting of chairpersons and the financial committee in order to discuss the preliminary draft budget of the European Commission. She stretched the importance to get the Lisbon Treaty signed, paving the way to tackle the coming policy challenges like growth, employment and immigration.
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||Exterior view of the Palace of Belém
||Dalia Grybauskaitė, Member of the EC in charge of Financial Programming and Budget, shaking hands with Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal
||General view of the meeting between Dalia Grybauskaitė and Aníbal Cavaco Silva
||Dalia Grybauskaitė leaving
||Exterior view of the Portuguese Ministry for Foreign Affairs (2 shots)
||Dalia Grybauskaitė shaking hands with Manuel Lobo Antunes, Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs
||General view of the meeting between Dalia Grybauskaitė and Manuel Lobo Antunes (2 shots)
||Cutaway: Portuguese and EU flags
||Exterior view of the Portuguese Parliament (2 shots)
||Dalia Grybauskaitė in the Parliament (3 shots)
||Dalia Grybauskaitė (in ENGLISH) saying that they face difficulties because not enough financial resources are placed in the budget, but they very much hope that the Treaty of Lisbon will be signed to get forward the budget reform and to tackle issues like immigration, energy and employment
||General view of the Parliament session (5 shots)
||Exterior view of the Parliament