Sep 2, 2022

Mr. Wille Eerola, Hon. Consul General of Pakistan, Chairman of Finland Pakistan Business Council, met with the Federal Minister of Education, Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain in Islamabad on Wednesday, Aug 31. The discussion included major steps for Finland-Pakistan cooperation on skills and vocational training (TVET) and teachers training on both basic education and TVET sectors.

From left: Mr. Hassan Raza, Co-Chairman of Finland Pakistan Business Council, Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister of Education, Mr. Wille Eerola, Hon. Consul General of Pakistan in Finland, Mr. Antti Kaskinen, CEO of Finnish Global Education Solutions.

Meeting was a part of a Finnish education visit in Karachi and Islamabad. The program included meetings with the representatives of Sindh Education Foundation (SEF), Dawood Public School, Rangoonwala School in Karachi, and Army Public School (APS) in Islamabad.

Embassy of Finland is reopening in Islamabad this fall, and as we have been pushing many educational projects through the challenging covid times too, it is a great pleasure to witness quite major steps taken in the field of education for growing bilateral cooperation”, Wille Eerola stated.