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Member of the Seimas (Parliament of Lithuania), Prime Minister of Lithuania (1999-2000; 2008-2012)

Andrius Kubilius graduated from Vilnius States University, Faculty of Physics, in 1979 and worked as a research fellow there. He joined the Lithuanian Reform Movement Sajūdis in 1988 and was Secretary-in-Charge of the Sajūdis in 1990-1992.

Andrius Kubilius has been elected to the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania since 1992. From 1996 to 1999 he served as First Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on European Affairs. During 1999-2000 he held the post of Prime Minister in the 10th Government of Lithuania. In 2004-2008 Andrius Kubilius was Leader of the Opposition and later Deputy Speaker of the Seimas. After the successful elections of 2008, he became Prime Minister of Lithuania for the second time (15th Government of Lithuania, until the 2012 general elections).

Chairman of the Homeland Union – Lithuania Christian Democrats since 2003-2015. In the current legislative term, Andrius Kubilius is Leader of the Opposition of the Seimas, as well as Member of the Committee on Budget and Finance and the Committee on European Affairs.