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Katainen meets with Qatari PM

Prime Minsister Jyrki Katainen and Foreign Trade Minister Alexander Stubb began a series of meetings in Qatar and the Arab Emirates on Sunday aimed at promoting Finnish exports.

Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani ja Jyrki Katainen
Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani and Jyrki Katainen met for talks in Qatar on Sunday. Image: Kari Mokko

Cabinet communications chief Kari Mokko wrote on his Twitter account Sunday afternoon that Prime Minister Katainen spoke to his Qatari counterpart, Sheik Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani, about Finland as an investment target.

Also on Twitter, Foreign Trade Minister Alexander Stubb reported that he had visited the al-Ain hospital in the company of representatives of the Finnish healthcare sector.

Katainen and Stubb will be in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates until Thursday, along with a group of representatives from some 50 Finnish companies.

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