Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas

Member of the Seimas 1996-2000

Rimantas DIDŽIOKAS

Rimantas DIDŽIOKAS*

Member of the Seimas from 11/25/1996 till 10/18/2000.

Personal E-mail: rididz@lrs.lt

Biography

Born in Širvintai region, the town of Bagaslaviškis on 25 October, 1953.

Finished Bagaslaviškis secondary school in 1971. In 1976 graduated from Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (currently - Technology University) as a mechanical engineer. Doctor of Technical Sciences.

In 1976-1991 - an assistant at Kaunas Polytechnic Institute, teacher, head of Department. In 1992 - head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Klaipėda University.

In 1986-1987 took a course in professional development at Technical University of Dresden. In 1995-1996 studied at Dresden Technical University according to the program of "Volkswagen" Foundation for supporting young scientists.

A member of the Municipal Council of the city of Klaipėda.

Was a candidate to the CPSU. In 1991-1996 - a member of the Lithuanian Independent Party, currently - a member of the Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives).

Since January 1999 - Minister of Transport of the Republic of Lithuania.

Speaks Russian and German.

Married. The family has two daughters.

Member of the Seimas Delegation to the Interparliamentary Union.

Member of the Parliamentary Relations Group of Lithuania and the Republic of Austria.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Czech Republic.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Canada.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Italy.

Member of the Parliamentary Relations Group with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Kuwait.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Republic of France.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Taiwan.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with North European Countries (Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden).

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Ukraine.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Federal Republic of Germany.




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