President Mohamed Nasheed has, earlier this morning, arrived in Helsinki, Finland.

President Nasheed will meet with President Tarja Halonen of Finland for bilateral discussions and a working lunch.

During his visit, the President will also meet with Minister of Public Administration and Local Government Mari Kiviniemi, as well as with representatives of the Finnish travel industry and the business sector.

His programme also includes a seminar on climate change and leadership that is being arranged by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs.