President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö and his spouse Jenni Haukio hosted the Independence Day concert and reception at Tampere Hall on 6 December 2013. The Independence Day concert represented a journey into the Finnish mindscape on the wings of music and literature.
President of Namibia Hifikepunye Pohamba and his spouse are on a state visit in Finland during 11–13 November 2013. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and his spouse welcomed the guests with a reception at the Government Banquet Hall, Smolna, on Tuesday 12 November. In the press conference held after bilateral talks, President Niinistö underscored the good, long-term relations between Finland and Namibia, which have their origins in Finnish missionary work in the 19th century.
» His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited Finland on 22–23 October 2013. President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and his spouse Jenni Haukio received the Crown Prince at Mäntyniemi on Tuesday 22 October. They also hosted a dinner...»
“We would very much like to engage in closer cooperation in the area of peace mediation, because we have a lot to learn from Switzerland," said President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö at a press conference in Bern, Switzerland...»