Prime Minister's Office of the Republic of Finland

05/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/04/2021 08:09

Prime Minister Marin and European Commissioner Sinkevičius meet at Kesäranta

Prime Minister Marin and European Commissioner Sinkevičius meet at Kesäranta

Government Communications Department
4.5.202116.31| Published in English on 4.5.2021 at 17.07
Press release279/2021

On Tuesday 4 May, Prime Minister Sanna Marin met with European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius at Kesäranta. Commission Member Jutta Urpilainen also attended the meeting.

At the meeting, they discussed Finland's views and objectives concerning EU climate policy, forestry policy and biodiversity issues. During his two-day visit, Commissioner Sinkevičius met with several members of the Government, visited Lahti, the European Green Capital for 2021, and familiarised himself extensively with Finland's sustainable forestry.

Inquiries:Jari Luoto, State Under-Secretary for European Affairs, tel. +358 50 468 5949, and Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU Affairs, tel. +358 40 537 0733, Prime Minister's Office