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Minister Berner to a high-level meeting arranged by the Norwegian Government

Minister Berner to a high-level meeting arranged by the Norwegian Government

Press release 21.04.2016 12.48 fi sv en

Ms Anne Berner, Finland's Minister of Transport and Communications, will give a speech at a high-level conference on "Transport of Tomorrow" in Oslo, Norway, on 21 April.

The conference is arranged by the Norwegian Government and the opening words will be given by the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. The keynote speaker will be Mr Elon Musk from Tesla Motors. Minister Berner will present at the conference views of the Finnish transport policy and the recent legislative proposal, the Transport Code. The Transport Code will pave the way for the Mobility as a Service concept.

She will also attend a panel discussion under the theme of low-carbon society. The panel will be attended by Mr Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Mr Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications, and Ms Kristin Skogen Lund, Director-General of the Confederation of the Norwegian Enterprise.

Minister Berner will also have bilateral meetings with Mr Musk, Mr Foxx and Mr Solvik-Olsen. She will meet Ms Connie Hedegaard, who worked as European Commissioner for Climate Action in the second Barroso European Commission. At the meetings the Minister will speak about the reforms of the Finnish transport policy and opportunities for cooperation.

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