President Niinistö to make official visit to Japan

Office of the President of the Republic
Press Release 7/2016
1 March 2016

President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio will make an official visit to Japan from 7 to 11 March 2016.

President Niinistö will hold official talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo. The programme will also include other meetings with Japanese political leaders and representatives of business life, and a visit to Kyoto.

Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Kimmo Tiilikainen, and a delegation of business leaders, including representatives of the forest industry, energy, ICT, infrastructure and Arctic expertise sectors will participate in the visit. A seminar will be arranged on economic relations between Finland and Japan and the countries’ strategic partnership.