null First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain Nadia Calviño to visit Finland

First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain Nadia Calviño to visit Finland

Press release 24.09.2021 16.02 fi sv en

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First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation Nadia Calviño will visit Finland on Monday, 27 September 2021. First Deputy Prime Minister Calviño will be accompanied by Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence Carme Artigas and Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Roberto Sánchez. Deputy Prime Minister Calviño will visit Finland at the invitation of Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka.

She will meet Minister of Transport and Communications Harakka, Minister of Finance Annika Saarikko and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Ville Skinnari.

Deputy Prime Minister Calviño and Minister Harakka will discuss, among other things, data economy, cooperation in digitalisation and cyber security.

The agenda of the meeting with Minister of Finance Saarikko includes topical economic and financial matters, including the recovery of the European economy.

The topic of the meeting with Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Ville Skinnari will be the opportunities provided by the countries’ recovery plans. The main areas of the Spanish recovery plan include the green transition and digitalisation, in which Finland has a lot of expertise to offer.

First Deputy Prime Minister Calviño will also take part in a round table discussion with Finnish technology companies. The discussion will be organised by Business Finland.

Inquiries:

Johanna Juselius, Special Adviser to the Minister of Transport and Communications, tel. +358 2955 342141, johanna.juselius(at)gov.fi

Annina Tikkanen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Transport and Communications, tel. +358 50 478 3398, annina.tikkanen(at)gov.fi

Petra Schulze Steinen, Special Adviser to the Minister of Finance, tel. +358 40 671 7278, petra.schulze-steinen(at)gov.fi