Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland will visit Saudi Arabia and Oman on 24-27 January, 2022. The goal of the visit is to foster bilateral relations between Finland and Saudi Arabia and Oman, and to discuss how Finnish companies can support Saudi Arabia in Vision 2030 realization, as well as Oman in their similar plans to diversify the economy.
The program of the visit in Saudi Arabia and Oman will include (pending confirmation) high level meetings in respective countries with for example the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Investments, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.
We welcome Finnish companies that have current activities and concrete business needs in these countries to join the minister on this visit (it is also possible to join for one country only). The final program of the visit will be confirmed to participants after mid-January.
At this point, Business Finland is collecting possible interest for participation in the visit, further information will be available later. The visit will not be organized as a Team Finland visit (the participating companies are expected to make their travel and other logistical arrangements themselves).
Please indicate your interest in joining the visit by 7 January, 2022 by sending an e-mail to: lotta.eiroma (at) businessfinland.fi
We are closely following the Covid-19 situation and the visit may be postponed if restrictions are tightened in Saudi Arabia or in Oman.