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Lithuania tops EU 'league table' in absorbing EU funds

(24-01-2013)

Lithuania tops EU 'league table' in absorbing EU funds

Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn met on 23 January 2013 the recently appointed Lithuanian Minister for Finance Mr Rimantas Šadžius to exchange views on the ongoing negotiations about the Cohesion policy in the next funding period 2014-2020. In view of the Lithuanian Presidency of the EU Council also the future regional policy agenda for the second half of 2013 was discussed. The Commissioner also congratulated Lithuania for being the Member State absorbing EU regional funds best in the current period. Minister Šadžius and Commissioner Hahn also discussed the state of play of the European Strategy for the Baltic Sea region, half of EU-funds for Lithuania contributing to the implementation of the strategy.