SEIMAS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
ON THE PROCLAMATION OF 2013 THE YEAR OF
REMEMBRANCE OF THE VILNIUS GHETTO
17 January 2013 No XII-167 Vilnius
The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania,
having regard to the fact that September 2013 marks 70 years since the liquidation of the Vilnius ghetto by the occupying Nazi forces,
aiming to commemorate this historical date, which is sorrowful both for Lithuania and for its people,
r e s o l v e s:
To proclaim 2013 the Year of Remembrance of the Vilnius Ghetto.
To propose to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania:
1) to draw up by 5 February 2013, in conjunction with other state institutions, a programme on commemoration of the Year of Remembrance of the Vilnius Ghetto and to coordinate its implementation;
2) to earmark funds for the implementation of the Programme on Commemoration of the Year of Remembrance of the Vilnius Ghetto.
Speaker of the seimas vydas gedvilas