Project Director of Finland Trade Development Organization Luta Iroma said that Minister of Agriculture and Environment of Finland Kimmo Tiilikainen is heading for Tehran leading a Finland delegation. They will arrive in Tehran later in the day.
The Finland minister is to discuss development of export to Iran in the fields of clean technologies, renewable energy, and agricultural technology and food industries.
Iroma said that Tiilikainen will attend Tehran International Environment Exhibition 2016 and is to deliver speech in opening ceremony.
During his stay, the minister will meet with Vice-President and head of Department of Environment (DoE) Masoumeh Ebtekar and sign cooperation agreement on environment.
The Finnish official said that 18 Finland companies will attend the exhibition and present their achievements and capabilities in the field of clean technologies, among them two companies are active in food products, including dairy industry and baking sweets.
He said that some of the companies have already been in Iran and are keen on joint venture investment in Iran and some other companies intend to evaluate market and consider opportunity for joint venture cooperation.
The 15th Tehran International Environment Exhibition will kick off on Monday February 29. It will work until March 3rd.