null Minister Harakka attends a video conference of EU transport ministers on coronavirus

Minister Harakka attends a video conference of EU transport ministers on coronavirus

Press release 18.03.2020 09.32 fi sv en

Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka (Photo: Finnish Government / Laura Kotilainen)

On Wednesday, 18 March, Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka will attend a video conference of transport ministers organised by the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The purpose of the meeting is to exchange information on the measures taken in the transport sector due to the coronavirus disease and to discuss how to minimise disturbances in the EU’s internal market.

Minister Harakka will inform about the measures taken by the Finnish authorities concerning the closure of Finland’s borders and restrictions on movement. He will also provide an overview of the current state of the operating capacity in the Finnish transport sector.

Inquiries:

Matti Sadeniemi, Special Adviser, tel. +358 40 586 7234