Posted by: africanpressorganization | 23 March 2010

Chairperson Ping on official visit to Finland

 


 

 

Chairperson Ping on official visit to Finland

 

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 23, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Jean Ping, started today 22 March 2010, an official visit to the Republic of Finland on the invitation of the President of the Republic of Finland, H.E Mrs. Tarja Halonen.

 

During the two-day visit to Finland (22 – 23 March 2010), Chairperson Ping is expected to meet the President of the Republic of Finland, H.E Mrs. Tarja Halonen.

 

The Chairperson of the AU Commission will also hold a working session with Mr. Alexander Stubb, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Paavo Vayrynen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Cooperation of the Republic of Finland, respectively.

 

The official visit of Chairperson Ping to Finland falls within the framework of the existing cooperation ties between the African Union Commission and the Republic of Finland.

 

The Chairperson will also meet Mr. Sauli Ninisto, Speaker of Parliament and Mrs. Paula Lelthomaki, Minister of Environment.

Dr. Ping will equally be interviewed by the Finnish Press, including the Newspaper Hufuudsbladef and the broadcasting company, YLE News.

 

SOURCE 

African Union Commission (AUC)


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