Club of Lithuanian Professionals established in Riga
On 7 November, Lithuanian business professionals gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Latvia. They established the Global Lithuanian Leaders Riga Club, elected the leader and the Board. The Club will be headed by Dalia Petkevičienė in the coming years.
The Ambassador of Lithuania to Latvia Artūras Žurauskas congratulated the initiative to recruit Lithuanians living and working in Latvia taking into consideration their professional interests. "We hope that the club will set ambitious goals and succeed, strengthen the role and influence of the Lithuanian community through cooperation," said the Ambassador.
The goal of the club is to bring together Lithuanian professionals working in Riga and Latvians working in our country or taking interest in opportunities for doing business in Lithuania. It offers a platform for sharing professional experiences, developing skills, expanding horizons and their network of contacts.
The newly created Lithuanian organization will act as part of the international network of professionals "Global Lithuanian Leaders". Similar clubs include the Lithuanian City of London Club, Lithuanian Professionals in Oslo, Lithuanian Professionals Network Ireland, and the Club of Lithuanian Professionals in Stockholm.