Pullinen to be Head of the Finnish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
The President of the Republic appointed today 11 May Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Matti Pullinen as Head of the Embassy of Finland in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 1 September 2012
Pullinen will transfer to Kuala Lumpur from his post of Inspector-General in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, which he has held since 2007.
Pullinen joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1973. He has served as the Ambassador of Finland in Jakarta and Abu Dhabi. In the Diplomatic Service, he has also worked in the Finnish Embassies in Tokyo, Beijing, Stockholm and Geneva. In the Ministry, has served as Deputy Director General of the Department for Asia and the Americas and as Deputy Director General and Head of Unit in the Department for External Economic Relations.
Inquiries: Vesa Lehtonen, Chief of Personnel Planning, tel. +358 9 1605 5410