Lithuania’s euro coins show the coat of arms of the Republic of Lithuania, Vytis, the country of issuance "LIETUVA" and the year of issuance "2015".The coins also feature the 12 stars of the European flag.There are 11 members of the European Parliament from Lithuania. European Parliament office in Lithuania In the Council of the EU, national ministers meet regularly to adopt EU laws and coordinate policies.Council meetings are regularly attended by representatives from the Lithuanian government, depending on the policy area being addressed.This advisory body – representing employers, workers and other interest groups – is consulted on proposed laws, to get a better idea of the possible changes to work and social situations in member countries.The country is predominantly flat, with a few low hills in the western uplands and eastern highlands. The most important sectors of Lithuania’s economy in 2015 were wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (32.5 %), industry (22.6 %) and public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (14.3 %).Lithuania’s main export partners are Russia, Latvia and Poland while its main import partners are Russia, Germany and Poland.
Dates of Lithuanian presidencies: Jul-Dec 2013 More on the current presidency of the Council of the EU.
The Commissioner nominated by Lithuania to the European Commission is Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is responsible for Health and Food Safety.
The Council of the EU doesn't have a permanent, single-person president (like e.g. Instead, its work is led by the country holding the Council presidency, which rotates every 6 months.
During these 6 months, ministers from that country's government chair and help determine the agenda of Council meetings in each policy area, and facilitate dialogue with the other EU institutions.
They were designed by the sculptor Antanas Žukauskas.
Lithuania is the southernmost of the three Baltic States – and the largest and most populous of them.