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Minister Lintilä visits Estonia to promote tourism and cooperation during recovery

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
19.10.2021 11.50
Press release
Elinkeinoministeri Mika Lintilä

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will visit Estonia with a Team Finland business delegation. The aim of the visit is to discuss the recovery of tourism and the opportunities of Finnish companies in Estonia.

The Minister of Economic Affairs will visit Estonia on 20 October 2021 together with representatives of business organisations. The meeting will focus, among other things, on the opportunities offered by recovery funding and major Estonian infrastructure projects for Finnish companies. The agenda also includes discussions on the recovery of tourism between Finland and Estonia as the coronavirus pandemic recedes.

Estonia is an important and close partner for Finland. It is important to intensify cooperation further in order to stimulate tourism and grasp the opportunities offered by the digital and green transition,” Lintilä says.

During the visit, Lintilä will meet Estonia’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas and Minister of Public Administration Jaak Aab, among others. Together with the business delegation, the Minister will attend discussions on tourism, projects to reform the Eastern Virumaa region and the possibilities of EU funding for companies.

The organisations participating in the Team Finland delegation are Confederation of Finnish industries, Service Sector Employers Palta, Tapahtumateollisuus, Finnish Shipowners Association and City of Helsinki.

Inquiries:

Jenny Hasu, Special Adviser to the Minister of Economic Affairs, tel. +358 29 504 7213
Nina Alatalo, Adviser to Minister (EU and International Affairs), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 29 504 7171
Riikka Astala, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 29 504 7057
 

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