Mr. Wille Eerola,Hon. Consul General of Pakistan in Finland and Chairman of Finland Pakistan Business Council had a great honour to host a Pakistani delegation in Finland this week, lead by H.E. Ahmad Hussain Dayo, Ambassador of Pakistan to Finland and Sweden. Two businessmen from Pakistan, Mr. Ahmad Jalal, CEO of Aman Foundation and Mr. Issam Baig, Managing Director of Jan Mohammad & Sons joined the Ambassador and Hon. Consul General for a wide set of meetings with corporate leaders and management, representatives of educational institutes and organisations in Helsinki and Turku.

The visit included meetings with Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland’s National Agency of Education, Finnfundand Finnpartnership, Valio, University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Agriculture  and Forestry, EduExcellence (Haaga-Helia, Metropolia and Laurea Universities of Applied Sciences), City of Turku’s Education Division, Turku Vocational Institute and Chamber of Turku.

The visit of was also sweetly flavoured with some Mango Diplomacy as the delegation delivered fresh mangoes from Pakistan to all of our hosts during the meetings. Pakistani mangoes also made their first ever appearance in Finland at the food hall of Stockmann department store, the most prestigious store in Finland.

Ambassador Ahmad Hussain Dayo was also interviewed by Lännen Media, representing 11 region newspapers  with two million readers. Please click here to online version published by Turun Sanomat.

Chairman of FPBC, HCG Wille Eerola wants to express his personal appreciation and thanks to everyone involved within the meetings and arrangements.

The delegation also visited one campus area of the Vocational Institute in Turku, including a visit to Automotive Services and Repair department at Peltola campus in Turku, car mechanics department, guided by Technical Teacher Mr. Verneri Onjukka.