President of Brazil visiting Finland

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press Release 52/2015
14 October 2015

President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff will be visiting Finland on 19–20 October. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will be receiving his guest at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, 20 October.

The presidents will be discussing bilateral relations between their countries and cooperation within the fields of science, technology and education. They will also talk about current political issues in Europe and Latin America, and the situation in Ukraine and Syria.

During her visit, President Rousseff will also meet with Prime Minister Juha Sipilä and visit Aalto University in Espoo.

President Rousseff will be arriving in Finland from Sweden. The previous Brazilian head of state to visit Finland was President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in September 2007.