Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 14 December 2009
The President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, will travel to Finland for a working visit on 18-20 December 2009. President Nasheed will arrive in Finland from Copenhagen, where he is participating in the UN climate conference along with President of the Republic Tarja Halonen.
President Halonen will receive President Nasheed on Saturday, 19 December at the Presidential Palace, where they will hold bilateral talks. These will focus particularly on climate matters and the results of the Copenhagen conference.
During the visit President Nasheed will also meet Minister of Migration and European Affairs Astrid Thors, members of the Society of Researchers and Members of Parliament (TUTKAS) and representatives of the Finnish tourist trade. He will also take a trip to Lahti to learn more about the cleantech cluster and visit the Lahti Science and Business Park.