Deputy President of South Africa Motlanthe to Finland
The Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, will visit Finland on 9 and 10 May and have a meeting with Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen on Thursday 10 May. Deputy President Motlanthe and Prime Minister Katainen will discuss bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries, regional issues relating to South Africa and key EU and global issues.
During his visit, Deputy President Motlanthe will also have a meeting with President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Minister for Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja.
Inquiries: Antti Vänskä, Special Adviser (International Affairs), tel. +358 9 1602 2068 or +358 40 513 1458 and Kari Mokko, Director of Government Communications, tel. +358 9 1602 2012 or +358 40 751 3281, Prime Ministers Office