Roving Ambassador for South Asia
Countries: Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Finland’s official representative for South Asia is Roving Ambassador Harri Kämäräinen. He is based in Helsinki and visits Pakistan and Sri Lanka 3–6 times a year and other countries when possible.
The roving ambassadors are responsible for maintaining and promoting the political, commercial and cultural relations between Finland and these countries. They present Finland’s positions to decision makers and communicate information about the region to Finland. They also try to help Finnish companies in accessing the markets of the countries of the region.
Services to Finnish citizens:
Supervision of rights and interests
Crisis situations/assistance of persons in distress
24/7 service in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
+358 9 1605 5555, päivystys.um(at)formin.fi
Services to foreigners:
- Visa to Finland
- Visa Representation Agreements (Schengen countries representing Finland)
- Funds for local cooperation
Services for companies:
- Promoting cooperation programmes
- Team Finland services for companies