President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, travels to Finland
On 3 March, Minister of Finance Annika Saarikko will meet with the President of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe, in Helsinki.
Minister Saarikko and President Donohoe will discuss the economic situation, the situation in Ukraine and other current issues over lunch.
Paschal Donohoe is also Minister for Finance of Ireland.
Marketta Henriksson, Senior Ministerial Adviser, tel. +358 29 553 0441, marketta.henriksson(at)gov.fi
Petra Schulze Steinen, Special Adviser to the Minister of Finance, tel. +358 40 671 7278, petra.schulze-steinen(at)gov.fi
The Eurogroup is an informal body tasked with coordinating economic policies among the euro area member states and promoting economic growth. The Eurogroup consists of the economic and financial affairs ministers of the euro area member states. Although the Eurogroup has no legislative function, it does set out policy guidelines.