Press conference on 27 May Production of personal protective equipment launched in Finland as planned
On 27 May the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment held a briefing on the start of domestic production of personal protective equipment, the current personal protective equipment situation and the measures taken by the National Emergency Supply Agency to ensure a sufficient supply of protective equipment.
Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä, Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen and interim CEO of the National Emergency Supply Agency Janne Känkänen were present at the event. Chairman of the Board of Directors Vesa Mäkipää also attended as a representative of Lifa Air Ltd, one of the companies that has begun/will begin production. The briefing was hosted by Director of Communications Mikko Koivumaa.
Under-Secretary of State Petri Peltonen and Senior Specialist Jyrki Alkio from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment were present as experts.