Office of the President of the Republic
Press release 25/2019
23 August 2019
President of Latvia Egils Levits will pay a working visit to Finland on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. The visit will be hosted by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö.
President Niinistö and President Levits will hold official discussions in the Presidential Palace. The topics of discussion will include bilateral relations between Finland and Latvia, security issues regarding the Baltic Sea region and Europe, and climate change. Following their discussions, the Presidents will hold a joint press conference.
During his working visit, President Levits will also meet Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Tuula Haatainen and visit the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats.
This will be the first meeting of Presidents Niinistö and Levits. Former President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis made a working visit to Finland in 2016. President Niinistö last visited Latvia in November 2018.