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On 31 July, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič visited Latvia where he met with the Latvian Minister of Economy Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis and visited Inčukalns underground natural gas storage facility. During the bilateral ministerial meeting, the topics of strategic energy projects, regional electricity and gas market news, progress of the implementation of the European Union Third Energy Package in Lithuania and Latvia were discussed.
Today, on 30 July, the Ministry of Energy and a Strategic Investor of a new nuclear power plant in Lithuania, Hitachi Ltd., signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint actions in the preparation for the establishment of an interim Project Company (i-PCO). After signing the MoU, the parties are now considering further steps in the preparatory works for establishing the i-PCO.
On 22 July, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania approved the National Key Electricity and Gas Transmission Projects Implementation Plan. On the basis of this plan, the projects of electricity and natural gas transmission systems will be implemented by rationally investing EU structural support funds in the development of these systems in the period 2014–2020.
On 17 July, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič met with Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, during his visit to Lithuania. During the meeting, the Minister of Energy and the Commissioner discussed the possible Lithuania’s contribution to help Ukraine and other EU neighbour countries to implement reforms in the energy sector.
On Tuesday, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič accepted the resignation of the Vice-Minister Renata Cytacka. Vice-Minister was working in the Ministry of Energy from 28 December, 2012.

On Friday, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič accepted the resignations of the two Vice-Ministers. Requests for resignation were received from the Vice-Ministers Aleksandras Spruogis and Žydrūnė Juodkienė.