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Lithuania’s Consulate, headed by Honorary Consul Krista Bard, opens in the city of Philadelphia, the United States. The consular district of this institution covers the entire state of Pennsylvania.

K.Bard is an American citizen with a Lithuanian background. Her professional areas include management and business consulting.
Lithuania and Pennsylvania are connected by history: the Lithuanian community started to settle down in this state during the first wave of the Lithuanian immigration to the United States. Today, Lithuania and Pennsylvania maintain close ties. The Pennsylvania Army National Guard cooperates closely and efficiently with the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The economic climate in Pennsylvania is attractive to Lithuanian businesses.

In total there are 17 honorary consulates of Lithuania in the United States.