Finland providing technology, consultation to whole world including Pakistan: Envoy


Staff Reporter


Ambassador of Finland to Pakistan, Harri Kamarainen has said that his country is providing technology and consultation to the whole world including Pakistan in various fields including Biotechnology, Mobile Phones and Recycling.
He stated this while addressing the business community at Faisalabad in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) on Wednesday. Honorary Consul of Finland M. Asad Ansari was also present during this meeting.
Harri Kamarainen said that Finland is a small country with the population of 5.53 million, its 70 percent of the area is on the forest and 10% percent of the river and the remaining 20 percent is for population.
He said that Finland is investing massively for facilitating foreign residents to strengthen their economy so that employment and health facilities can be provided to Pakistani and foreigners.
The Ambassador further told that the Finland General Hospital is also establishing for the health facility, where they will also provide facilities to Finland residents as well as equally to the foreign residents.
He said that in Faisalabad city there is a small amount of crude which can be converted into energy by recycling. He further said that Finland Peptic is a revolutionary new material made of wood fibers, enabling sustainable companies to shift from plastics to renewable, recyclable and re-usable.
He advised the business community that Pakistan is rich in natural resources so they can use this material for their businesses development too.
Harri Kamarainen said that at present three independent Finland Counsels are working in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore which is good sign for both countries trades.
He said that due to technology their country has developed a lot Nokia is on top list in mobile phone technology. He said that mobile technology is common in Finland, whereas 90% of the population uses Internet, while in business matters Finland also receives various facilities through e-commerce.
He said that Finland is also producing good quality elevators. He said Finland has increased its exports in few years, besides Finland is also keen to establish links with different countries. He invited the traders of Faisalabad to forward their business profiles so that business links could be established.