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Today, the outdoor exhibition The Republic of the Two Nations. History of the First European Constitution, dedicated to the 230th anniversary of the May 3 Constitution, was opened on J. z Podebrad sq. in Prague 3. The opening was attended by the Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Michaela Marksová Tominová, Jiří Ptáček, Mayor of the 3rd District of Prague, parliamentarians, foreign diplomats, Poles, Lithuanians and Belarusians living in the Czech Republic. The exhibition was organized by the Lithuanian and Polish embassies, the Polish Institute in Prague and Sviatlan Cichanouskaya's office in Vilnius.
Lithuanian Ambassador in the Czech Republic Laimonas Talat-Kelpša met today with Tomáš Petříček - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
On Wednesday, October 21, Lithuanian Ambassador Laimonas Talat-Kelpša presented credentials to the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman.
The ceremony at the Prague Castle was held in accordance with the pandemic restrictions and was therefore different from the usual: shorter, without national anthems and a bilateral conversation with the President.
Career diplomat Talat-Kelpša has been appointed Ambassador to the Czech Republic since September 15.
He has worked at the Presidency of President Valdas Adamkus, at the Lithuanian Embassy in Georgia, was the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in 2011–2012 was an advisor to the Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius, in 2013–2018 – the Ambassador of Lithuania in India. Prior to his appointment to the Czech Republic, L. Talat-Kelpša was the Chancellor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Ambassador to Lithuania is appointed and called-off by the President, upon the proposal of the Government and approval by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament).
This weekend, the Prague International Film Festival Febiofest in cooperation with the Embassy of Lithuania in the Czech Republic will present the film Isaac (2019) by the Lithuanian director Jurgis Matulevičius. The annual film festival was supposed to take place in spring but was postponed due to the pandemic.