Finland Foreign Minister to visit India on November 4

Finland Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto will pay a four-day visit to India beginning on November 4.

He will be accompanied by a high-level Business Delegation.

Haavisto will hold bilateral talks with External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on November 6, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

The two Ministers had earlier met in Helsinki in September this year.

Haavisto will also meet the Finance Minister to discuss issues of mutual interest. He will visit Tamil Nadu for inauguration of the KONE manufacturing unit, the statement said.

The present visit would provide the two sides another opportunity to explore new areas of cooperation to further strengthen India-Finland relationship, it said.