Finland president to visit Iran in November
Finland President Sauli Niinisto is to visit Iran in November 2016 to help develop trade and economic relations, Finland Ambassador to Iran Harri Kamarainen said on Saturday, IRNA reported.
He told IRNA that President Niinisto will accompany a big trade delegation to Iran aiming to take major steps to develop trade relations between the two countries.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with President Niinisto in Helsinki in July 2016 extended a formal invitation of President Rouhani to his Finnish counterpart.
Kamarainen said that Wood and Papers Industry Conference is to be held in Iran in a near future and 15 reputable wood production companies are to attend conference.
He said the aim of his visit to Semnan province is to get acquainted with capacities and investment opportunities of the province.
The Finland senior diplomat said that Finland has different capabilities and a front runner in modern technology.
He said that Singapore is using elevator technology; Brazil and Argentina are using agricultural technologies of Finland.
He said that Finland was front runner in production of cell phone, but, currently Finland shut down the cellphone factory and focused on setting up telecom networks and manufacturing medical equipment.