“The relations between our countries are excellent and deep. They extend to all sectors of society. This is well illustrated by our Joint Declaration, which represents an important step in our bilateral relations. Our relations will now become even closer,” commented President Niinistö after meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China in Helsinki on 5 April 2017.
The public will have the opportunity to visit the Presidential Palace on four days, from 10 to 13 May 2017. The open house event is being arranged in honour of Finland’s celebration of its centenary as an independent country. The tour will introduce visitors to the main halls of the Presidential Palace. Visitors should reserve approximately one hour for the tour.
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