Estonian PM to meet with Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin

  • 2022-06-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas will be in Helsinki, Finland, on Wednesday to take part in an intergovernmental seminar on future relations between Estonia and Finland together with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin. 

The seminar will also be attended from Estonia's side by Minister of Education and Research Liina Kersna and Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Andres Sutt. Finland will be represented by its minister of foreign affairs and other government ministers. 

The members of the two governments will focus at the seminar on the implementation of the recommendations in the report on Estonia-Finland future cooperation. The report, published on March 7, was compiled by Jaak Aaviksoo and Anne-Mari Virolainen and it provides an overview of the current situation in relations between Estonia and Finland and recommendations for new cooperation opportunities, particularly in digitization, boosting the economy, the green future as well as in education and culture.

A meeting between the two states' prime ministers is also scheduled to take place where the heads of government will discuss supporting Ukraine, security and defense, NATO, bilateral cooperation and EU issues.