On Friday, June 2, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis visited Vilnius district, where during the meeting with the heads of the Vilnius District Municipality discussed the district‘s prospects and the main issues, visited kindergarteners, took interest in social affairs and the entrepreneurship environment.
Vilnius District Municipality taking care of its workers' safety and well-being, probably one of the first municipalities in Lithuania, decided to insure against accidents Vilnius district elderships specialists who work with social risk families and specialists from the Department of Child Protection.
In February, during the Council meeting one of the most significant decisions of 2017 was made – approval of the municipality's annual budget. The growing economic prosperity and efficient use of resources allowed to plan by a 6 million higher budget than last year.
In Vilnius District Municipality, Vilnius Territorial Labour Exchange held a presentation about implemented local employment initiatives projects, which reviewed the results of successfully completed projects in 2016.
For many years, all over Lithuania people call alarm bells and emphasize depopulation problem. The Population Register Service under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania says that the tendency of depopulation bypasses the Vilnius District Municipality.
On February 7, 2017, Vilnius district municipality council discussed the issue of the appointment of the new deputy mayor. Summing up the results of a secret ballot, the new vice-mayor has chosen to be Teresa Demeško.
Throughout Lithuania, for many years a tendentious process of an aging society dominates, challenges of which the state is trying to solve. Vilnius district – is no exception.
Continuing and enhancing dialogue with representatives of the country of Japan, on January 23, Vilnius District Municipality Mayor Marija Rekst together with the adviser Aleksandra Černiauskienė visited the Japanese ambassador's residence, where they met with the Japanese Ambassador to Lithuania, His Excellency Mr. Toyoei Shigeeda, his wife and other embassy staff.
On December 2, 2016 the Vilnius District Municipality joined newly appointed Deputy Director of Administration Danuta Narbut. In a secret ballot the majority of the Council members voted for her.
For six years, the Lithuanian Free Market Institute allows the access to Lithuanian Municipality Index survey results, announcing 6 major and 54 small municipalities performance assessments.