Lithuanian government awards – fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Lithuanian government awards – fight against COVID-19 pandemic


On July 6, President of Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda in the official ceremony extended congratulations to meritorious people of Lithuania who fight against coronavirus pandemic.

Every year during the national celebration of the state our President of the Republic of Lithuania presents awards for those who are actively contributing to the welfare of the state. This year awards were assigned to the medics who were fighting against COVID-19, athletes, artists, scientists, patrons, and other famous people of Lithuania.

„The name of the country is famous than those who addressed their own talents in the right direction and spreading a culture that is meant to be different and have no risk of their own life. There is no any completed list of merits in Lithuania because every merit case is different and has to be different and unique. “ said President of Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda

Lithuanian government awards – fight against COVID-19 pandemic Lithuanian government awards – fight against COVID-19 pandemic

This year's ceremony was exceptional to the Teltonika team because during the COVID-19 pandemic we have demonstrated extraordinary devotion to developing artificial lung ventilators. The artificial lung ventilation device was completed over 2 months. During the ceremony owner of Teltonika company group Arvydas Paukstys was awarded to the Order of the Knight for merits to Lithuania.

„With great respect, I thank the Teltonika team, which, in only two months, has developed a unique artificial lung ventilation device with special telemedicine capabilities. With selfless enthusiasm and without counting your working hours, you have proved to the whole world that Lithuanian engineers are very talented and have managed to create what would have taken a couple of years to create under normal conditions. Together, we have discovered an opportunity to help not only Lithuania but also many other countries where the virus still poses a threat to people“ said the owner of Teltonika company group Arvydas Paukstys.

The Order of the Knight for merits to Lithuania award is given to the people of the Republic of Lithuania who are developing international relations and affairs, glorifies the name of Lithuania, giving humanitarian help, exemplary serving to the country or reaching extraordinary achievements in scientists, culture, manufacturing, healthcare, social activity development, etc.