Prime Minister‘s visit to Finland seeks stronger economic ties


2010 10 08


Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and the delegation are leaving on a working visit to Helsinki (Finland) on 10-11 October.
"This is another attempt towards investment by the economic diplomacy that has by now proven very successful. The main focus of the meetings: strengthening of economic ties, particularly in energy, transport and high technology. We are steadfast in pursuing our strategic direction towards establishing ourselves as a high-tech and information technology services hub for Nordic-Baltic region,"- Prime Minister describes the objectives of the future visit.
The visit includes meetings with the management of companies Nokia, KESKO and the Nordic Investment Bank., as well as a working lunch with the new Finnish Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi. The main event: a forum of Lithuanian investors. It will involve potential investors as well as already established investors in Lithuania. Prime Minister Kubilius will present a macroeconomic overview. Minister of Economy of Lithuania Dainius Kreivys will make his presentation on Lithuania as the future Baltic-Nordic innovations hub. Other presentations will cover legal environment for business in Lithuania and incentives provided.

The Prime Minister and the officials accompanying him are scheduled to return to Vilnius on Monday at 23.30.