29 March 2017: H.E. Mr. Rauli Suikkanen, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Bhutan called on the Hon’ble Foreign Minister Lyonpo Damcho Dorji on 29th March 2017 at the Gyelyong Tshokhang. Ambassador Suikkanen is on a four day visit to Bhutan and is accompanied by Ms. Leena Viljanen, Head of Unit for South Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Mr. Sebastian Gahnstrom, Desk Officer for Bhutan and Ms. Siv Ahlberg, Programme Director with Finn Partnership. During the visit, Ambassador Suikkanen will be meeting with various government officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Education.
A Seminar on ‘Doing Business with Finland’ is also being convened during the visit, jointly organized by the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Finnpartnership. The representative from Finnpartnership will be presenting ways of doing business with Finland to interested Bhutanese companies and will also offer matchmaking service for companies looking for Finnish business partners during this event.