Time: 3 November 2022 at 14:00 – 17:00
Place: Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki

A high-level business delegation from Saudi Arabia, led by H.E. Dr. Majid AlKassabi, Minister of Commerce, will visit Finland on 2 – 4 November. In connection with the visit, Business Finland is organizing a Saudi Arabia – Finland Business Seminar on Thursday, November 3, 14:00 – 17:00.

The business delegation members represent the following sectors: digi/ICT, energy, circular economy, logistics, health, food/agri/retail, tourism and education. A list of participants will be sent to the participants close to the event.

Preliminary agenda

14:00 – 14:30 Registration and coffee 

14:30 – 14:35 Opening remarks by Ms. Nina Kopola, Director General & CEO, Business Finland  

14:35 – 14:50 Keynote speech by H.E. Dr. Majid AlKassabi, Minister of Commerce

14:50 – 15:05 Saudi Arabia’s Business Environment by Dr. Eman Bin Habbas Al-Mutairi, Vice Minister of Commerce & CEO of the National Competitiveness Center

15:10 – 15:20 Bilateral agreement signing ceremony

  • Memorandum of understanding between Saudi Central Chamber of Commerce and Business Finland
  • Letter of Intent between Saudi Central Chamber of Commerce and Finland Chamber of Commerce

15:25 – 15:55 Presentations (Saudi Arabia & Finland)

15:55 – 16:00 Closing remarks by Business Finland representative

16:00 – 17:00 Networking

You are welcome to join the seminar and networking event!

Attendance to the event requires registration via the link above.

Further information:
Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Manager – Delegations, Business Finland