Lithuania chooses new president

Amman, Gitanas Nauseda, an economic expert, won Lithuania’s second round of the presidential runoff which was held on Sunday, beating his rival Ingrida Simonyte, an ex-finance minister.

According to the France Press Agency, Nauseda garnered 70.64 percent of the votes, while Simonyte scored 27.95 percent of the votes.

Nauseda will replace the incumbent president Dalia Grybauskaite after her two terms in the office.

Source: Jordan News Agency