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Minister Berner to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Minister Berner to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Tiedote 23.02.2018 10.33 fi sv en

Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will visit Barcelona to attend the Mobile World Congress from 26 to 27 February 2018.

During the visit, Berner will meet Minister Álvaro Nadal, who is responsible for digitalisation matters in Spain, and Ireland's Minister of State Seán Kyne. The ministers will discuss topical communications mattes in the EU, such as the telecommunications package.

As a part of the Ministerial Programme, Berner will attend a roundtable discussion entitled 'Connecting the World towards a Sustainable, Inclusive and Trustworthy Digital Future'. Minister Berner will also take part in a meeting between representatives of the Nordic and Baltic countries, which will focus on the 5G network. This meeting has been convened by State Secretary Alf Karlsson from Sweden.

Additionally, Minister Berner will open an evening reception in Finland's Country Pavilion, organised to discuss Finland's lead position in technology and the development of 5G networks.

Inquiries:

Maija Ahokas, Director of Unit, tel. +358 400 316 178

Maaria Mäntyniemi, Ministerial Adviser, tel. +358 50 444 0922