The investment will help Poland meet EU energy requirements.
We owe the Mazeikiai oil refinery investment, a key energy security element for Poland, to the vision and determination of President Lech Kaczyński, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Sunday in the town of Mazeikiai, northern Lithuania.
Polish Railfreight Company PKP Cargo signed a contract with Lithuanian Railways that will improve cargo loading at railway border crossings between Poland and Lithuania, PKP Cargo informed PAP on Friday.
Polish theatre director Lukasz Twarkowski has been granted the highest Lithuanian theatrical distinction for the performance "Lokis," staged at the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre.
Poland's PKN Orlen petroleum corporation and the Lithuanian government sealed a co-operation agreement in Vilnius on Tuesday foreseeing mutual investment aid, including on infrastructure projects connected with Orlen's Lithuanian subsidiary, Orlen Lietuva.
Potential areas of co-operation between Poland and Lithuania indicated by the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology are energy, development of direct and infrastructural investments and thermal insulation of buildings.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Vilnius on Thursday that Polish-Lithuanian political relations were going in a good direction, and expressed his hope that they would have a good influence on the improving situation of Poles living in Lithuania.
Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the European Commission, said in Latvia on Friday that by June this year, Poland and the Baltic states should jointly outline how they will integrate their electrical grids with the rest of the European Union.
The European Union and Russia signed a contract on Thursday launching new cross-border co-operation programmes between Poland and Russia and Lithuania and Russia.
Around 1,000 first-grade pupils and this year's graduates of Polish-language schools in Lithuania have received financial assistance from Poland. School beginners received vouchers totaling nearly EUR 100 and graduates - over EUR 50.