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Protecting Heads of State

Protecting Heads of State

The Service ensures the security of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, the President of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania, and other protected persons 24/7 in any part of the world. Officers ensure that the Heads of State are able to carry out both Lithuanian and foreign policy in a secure and reliable manner.

 

 

 

Protecting Official Guests

The Service coordinates and implements security measures for official guests visiting Lithuania. Since its establishment on 11 April 1990, the Service has ensured the security of dignitaries such as His Holiness Pope John Paul II, President George W. Bush of the United States, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Her Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, His Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan and Her Majesty Empress Michiko, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, His Holiness Pope Francis, and others.

 

 

Protecting Facilities in Lithuania

The Service permanently ensures the security of the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, the Office of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, and the complex of residences of protected persons. It also provides non-permanent protection of facilities in the places visited by protected persons. This is done by personnel with different expertise, ranging from uniformed officers and cynologists with service dogs to security systems specialists, engineers and technicians, who maintain, develop, improve, install and update the technical equipment.

 

 

Protecting Lithuanian Diplomatic Missions Abroad

The officers seconded by the Service to the embassies, consulates, and missions of the Republic of Lithuania carry out the diplomatic security function and ensure the security of property, information, and personnel, as well as the prevention of criminal offences and respond to various situations.

 

 

 

Protecting Major Events of National Importance

In order to uphold the reputation of Lithuania and good international relations, the Service ensures the security of events of national importance, such as the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the OSCE Ministerial Council, the EU Eastern Partnership Summit, and other events attended by the Heads of State of the Republic of Lithuania and foreign countries, as well as by other protected official guests of the Republic of Lithuania.