The Standing Committee on National Defence met in a televised session at 11:15 a.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, James Bezan, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Chris Alexander, James Bezan, Tarik Brahmi, Corneliu Chisu, Cheryl Gallant, Jack Harris, Matthew Kellway, Hon. John McKay, Christine Moore, Rick Norlock, Ted Opitz and Mark Strahl.
Acting Members present: Hon. Gerry Byrne for Hon. John McKay.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Melissa Radford, Analyst.
Witnesses: Gouvernment of the Republic of Lithuania: Rasa Jukneviciene, Minister, Ministry of National Defence; Ernestas Gaigalas, Aide-de-Camp to the Minister, Ministry of National Defence; Vaidotas Urbelis, Policy Director, Ministry of National Defence. Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania: Her Excellency Ginte Bernadeta Damusis, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithunia to Canada; Antanas Jurgaitis, Defence Attaché. Conference of Defence Associations Institute: David Perry, Defence Analyst.
Rasa Jukneviciene made a statement and answered questions.
At 12:12 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 12:19 p.m., the sitting resumed.
David Perry made a statement and answered questions.
At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Rémi BourgaultCommittee Clerk