River boat in summer.
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Finland

Official name of country: Republic of Finland
Capital: Helsinki
Official languages: Finnish and Swedish
Population: 5 340 093 (2009 estimate)
Size: 338 424 square kilometers
Currency: Euro
Form of government: Republic
Head of government: Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen
Head of state: President Saul Niinistö





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Foreign Minister of Finland visits Afghanistan

Finnish Foreign Minister, Alexander Stubb, visited the Swedish-Finnish camp Northern Lights in Mazar-i-Sharif on 10th of june.



Read more (6.23.2010)
Ambassador Ludin leaves for new posting in Canada
After spending two years in Oslo, Ambassador Jawed Ludin was awarded a new posting. On June 2nd, he officially left his position as Afghanistan’s ambassador to the Nordic countries, to represent his country in Canada.

Read more (6.12.2009)
Finland sends more troops to Afghanistan
A large majority of the votes of the Finnish Parliament made sure Finland will send soldiers to enhance security at the elections in Afghanistan. Below is a transcript of the article published on Helsingin Sanomat's international edition website.

Read more (3.09.2009)
Dr. Zalmai Rasoul Thanks Finland for Support for Afghanistan
Press release attributable to the Embassy of Afghanistan to the Nordic Countries.
Oslo, February 3rd, 2009.

Read more (2.04.2009)
Dr. Zalmai Rasoul Visits Norway and Finland
Press release attributable to the Embassy of Afghanistan to the Nordic Countries.
Oslo, January 29th, 2009

Read more (1.29.2009)


Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange-Rolvs gate 5  -  0244 Oslo  -  Norway  -  Phone: + 47 22 12 35 70

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