08 September 2015
During his visit to Yad Vashem on 8 September 2015, Lithuanian Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Algirdas Butkevičius toured the Holocaust History Museum, guided by Director of the Yad Vashem Libraries Dr. Robert Rozett , and was presented with the Yad Vashem Album, To Bear Witness. The Prime Minister later wrote in the Guest Book:
"The Lithuanian Jews, lost in the Holocaust, were our fellow citizens. Now it is our duty to remember the Holocaust victims, to further promote the common values of humanity and to preserve and cherish the unique Lithuanian heritage."
Later in the day, the Prime Minister participated in the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem commemorating the murder of the Jews of Lithuania during the Holocaust and 72 years since the liquidation of the Vilna ghetto.