|Minister of National Defence|
13 December 2012 – 13 December 2016
|Prime Minister||Algirdas Butkevičius|
|Preceded by||Rasa Juknevičienė|
|Succeeded by||Raimundas Karoblis|
4 July 2006 – 9 December 2008
|Prime Minister||Gediminas Kirkilas|
|Preceded by||Gediminas Kirkilas|
|Succeeded by||Rasa Juknevičienė|
6 January 1961 |
Vilnius, Soviet Union
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Juozas Olekas (born October 30, 1955) is a Lithuanian surgeon and politician, a former Minister of National Defence, from 2006 to 2008. In 1990 and from 2003 to 2004 he also served as the Health Minister.
Between 1994 and 1997 he was a chief physician at the Vilnius University hospital.
Olekas is married to Aurelija Olekienė, they have two daughters.
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