Ministry of the Interior (Lithuania)

The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos vidaus reikalų ministerija) is charged with the oversight of public safety, border protection, migration control, emergency response, public administration and governance, the civil service, and local and regional development initiatives. Its operations are authorized by the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, decrees issued by the President and Prime Minister, and laws passed by the Seimas (Parliament). The current head of the ministry is Agnė Bilotaitė.

Ministry of the Interior
Vidaus reikalų ministerija
(in Lithuanian)
Ministry overview
Formed17 January 1990; 31 years ago (1990-01-17)
Jurisdiction Republic of Lithuania
HeadquartersŠventaragio 2, Senamiestis,
01510 Vilnius
Employees189 permanent employees
(January 2021)[1]
Annual budget€0.845 billion (2021)[2]
Minister responsible
Parent departmentGovernment of Lithuania
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