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Swedish Chief of Defence to visit Finland

Defence Forces
Publication date 9.11.2020 10.00
Press release

The Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Micael Bydén will visit Finland from 9 to 10 November 2020. The visit will be hosted by the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Timo Kivinen.

During his visit, General Bydén will discuss with the President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen and the highest military leadership, and familiarize himself with Finland’s military defence.  During the visit, General Bydén will be presented with the Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland awarded by the Grand Master of the Orders, President of the Republic.

The visit will be carried out respecting the health and safety instructions for preventing the spread of the coronavirus.