ADVISORY, Feb. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Andrius Kubilius, Prime Minister of Lithuania, will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Virginijus Valentinavicius Adviser to the Prime Minister of Lithuania +370 613 08 774 V.Valentinavicius@lrv.lt NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About the Prime Minister of Lithuania - Andrius Kubilius:
Andrius Kubilius has been the Prime Minister of the Fifteenth Government of the Republic of Lithuania since November 28, 2008. The Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius, a Conservative, is an experienced politician who had already headed the Lithuanian Government during 1999-2000 and worked under challenging economic conditions of that time and introduced reforms that led to economic growth.
He is a Chairman of the Policy Committee of the Knowledge Economy Forum and has been a Member of the international Advisory Board of the Baltic Development Forum since 2001.
Lithuania is a Northern European country on the Baltic Sea coast. Lithuania is a member of the European Union and NATO. Lithuania restored its independence from the Soviet Union on March 11, 1990. The country has just celebrated the millennium of its name in 2009 with its capital, Vilnius, being a European Capital of Culture in 2009.
More information about Lithuania: www.lithuania.lt
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).