Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press Release 42/2016
5 August 2016
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio will visit Uruguay on 16–18 August, after which they will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to attend the Olympics between 18 and 21 August.
The journey will begin in Montevideo, where President Niinistö will hold bilateral talks with Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez on Wednesday 17 August. The topics to be covered in the presidential discussions will include bilateral relations between Finland and Uruguay and current issues in Latin America. President Niinistö’s programme also includes meetings with representatives of the city’s management and business life.
From Uruguay, the presidential couple will continue to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where President Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio will follow the performance of Finnish athletes in various sport and visit the athletes at the Olympic Village.