Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's candidate to become the country's next energy minister, says that the proposed closure of the Energy Ministry and transfer of its functions to the Economy Ministry is an issue of secondary importance.
"As to closure of the ministry, we have to take a broader approach. This is a complex issue related to reforms of the whole sector. The strategic objectives must be looked at rest and the closure of the ministry is a matter of secondary importance. We did not discuss this topic (with the presiden