Prime Minister Juha Sipilä held discussions with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in St Petersburg on Thursday 21 September. Sipilä and Medvedev discussed key bilateral issues including the promotion of the countries’ economic relations.
The premiers also attended the opening of the Finnish-Russian culture forum as part of celebrations marking the centenary of Finland’s independence.
Prime Minister appointed a project group to find solutions to problems concerning indoor air quality in public buildings
In 2017, Finland will have been an independent state for a hundred years. The main theme of the centenary celebrations is Together.
With its five strategic priorities in the Government Programme, Sipilä’s Government is taking steps to follow through with essential reforms. The strategic objectives are materialised in the form of 26 key projects.
The term ‘Government’ refers to the Government of Finland which consists of a prime minister and a required number of ministers. It also denotes a decision-making body consisting of the government plenary session and the ministries.
Government in office
On 29 May 2015, the President of the Republic appointed Finland's 74th Government, that of Prime Minister Juha Sipilä. The Government has 17 ministers.
It is possible to search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917. Information is also available on the Governments' terms of office, on the types of Government and on the political parties within the Government.