landsbergis01Washington DC March 13

Hon. Consul John V. Prunskis M.D. and first Lithuanian Head Of State Vytautas Landsbergis on the occasion of his receiving the National Endowment for Democracy, “Democracy Service Medal” in Washington DC March 13

ASPEN TIMES, March 13, 2013

John V. Prunskis M.D., Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Aspen, Colorado was interviewed by phone by Aspen Times Reporter Andre Salvail on March 12. The article appeared on the Aspen Times , Wednesday edition, March 13th, 2013.
Lithuania establishes honorary consul in Aspen

6Official Opening, March 9, 2013

On March 9, 2013, the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania was opened in Aspen, Colorado, led by Honorary Consul John Vytautas Prunskis M.D. It is the 8th Lithuanian Consulate to be opened in the United States of America and the first ever Honorary Consulate established in the city of Aspen. /more/

Aspen Daily News, March 9, 2013

John V. Prunskis M.D., Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Aspen, Colorado was interviewed by Aspen Daily News Staff Writer Dorothy M. Atkins on March 8, one day before the official opening of Honorary Consulate in Aspen. The article appeared on the front page of the Aspen Daily News, Saturday edition, March 9th, 2013.

Business elite attracts city’s first honorary consul
Aspen’s reputation as a retreat for some of the world’s wealthiest business people has attracted a foreign government to establish an honorary consulate in the city for the first time ever. The government of Lithuania is appointing an honorary consul to foster relations between the European country and American businesses in Aspen today. /Read More/

Honorary Consuls meet in Washington D.C.

130222_7_LT_Emb_Nat_Day_SOn February 22, Honorary Consuls of Lithuania in USA and Mexico met in Washington, DC with ambassador Z.Pavilionis and other Embassy staff to discuss country’s preparation for presidency in the EU.



Hon. Consul John V. Prunskis M.D. met with Congressman Randy Hultgren in Crystal Lake, IL.

February 21, 2013Dr.Prunskis and Congressman Randy Hultgren discussed healthcare issues in the USA as well as Lithuania’s austerities program and economic success in emerging from recent global economic hardships. Dr. Prunskis invited and, Congressman Hultgren was very interested, to visit Lithuania.

February 21, 2013

John V. Prunskis met privately with Valdas Adamkus

Dr. John Prunskis met privately with former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus for almost 2 hours after Dr. Prunskis was declared the winner of the election for co-chairman of the Lithuanian Parliament/World Lithuanian Community Commission. Topics of discussion included, however, were not limited to: energy independence, relations with NATO and western countries, relations with eastern countries, Eurozone issues, dual citizenship and changes needed to promote more foreign investment as well as small business investment in Lithuania. February 18, 2013

John V. Prunskis M.D. new Co-Chairman

Hon. Consul of Lithuania John V. Prunskis M.D. has been elected as the new Co-Chairman of the Lithuanian Parliament/World Lithuanian Community Commission on February 18th, 2013.

Lithuania’s Independence Day


Independence Day Celebration in Chicago


Lithuanian Independence Day Celebration in Chicago, IL (from left to right) Consul General of Lithuania Marijus Gudynas, U.S. State Department Director of Nordic and Baltic Affairs Dereck Hogan, Hon. Consul of Lithuania in Aspen John V. Prunskis M.D. February 10, 2013

Diplomatic Credentials presentation



Hon. Consul of Lithuania John V. Prunskis M.D. (on the right) meets Aspen Mayor Mick Ireland (on the left) in Mayor’s office for Diplomatic Credentials presentation.
February 7, 2013