Roving Ambassador for Central Asia

Countries: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Marja Liivala

Finland’s official representative to Central Asia is Roving Ambassador Marja Liivala. She is based in Helsinki and visits the countries of the district assigned to the post 8 to 9 times a year.

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.

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Roving Ambassador for Central Asia


Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Customer service

Roving Ambassadors do not provide consular services. Consular services are provided by the Embassies of Finland in the area.



Marja Liivala
Marja Liivala
  • +358 295 351 727
Irina Ambrosin
Irina Ambrosin
Attaché to the Roving Ambassador
Tadzhikistan,Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  • +358 295 350 869
Kirsi Laitinen
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 350 899
  • +358 9 160 565 39

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