On 16 October 1992, the United Arab Emirates recognized Lithuania de jure.
On 16 October 1992, the United Arab Emirates recognized the re-established independent State of Lithuania de jure. Diplomatic relations were re-established on the same day.
From 2007 to 2010, Dainius Ginutis Voveris served as the first Ambassador of Lithuania to United Arab Emirates after the re-establishment of independence (resided in Egypt).
Since 2010, Mohammed Ahmed Al Mahmood has served as the first Ambassador of United Arab Emirates to Lithuania (resides in Germany).