President Niinistö to make official visit to Poland

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 41/2023
9 November 2023

President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö and his spouse Jenni Haukio will make an official visit to Poland on 20–21 November 2023. The visit will be hosted by President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and his spouse Agata Kornhauser-Duda.

President Niinistö will hold formal discussions with President Duda at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Monday 20 November. Discussions will focus on bilateral relations between Poland and Finland and regional security issues.

President Niinistö’s programme will also include a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and other meetings. The day will end with a dinner hosted by the Polish presidential couple.

On Tuesday 21 November, President Niinistö will participate in a discussion with students at the University of Warsaw on security in Europe and its neighbouring regions.

In addition to the joint programme of the presidential couple, Jenni Haukio will be accompanied by Agata Kornhauser-Duda to discover, among other things, the artistic and cultural history of Poland.

President Niinistö previously visited Poland in 2020 to attend the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. President Duda last visited Finland in 2017.