Unit for South Asia

Unit for South Asia is responsible for Finland’s relations with the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Email

  • asa-40@formin.fi

Personnel

Veikko Kiljunen
Director
  • +358 295 350 101
Ritva Saukkonen
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 50 452 1881
Pirkko-Liisa Kyöstilä
Senior Adviser

Afganistan and Pakistan

Matti Keppo
Team Leader
Afghanistan, Pakistan, regional matters
  • +358 295 350 778
Elina Korhonen
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350 295
Sanna Käki
Programme Officer
  • +358 50 564 8713
Eero Vento
Desk Officer
Afghanistan, Pakistan, development cooperation
  • +358 295 350 448

India (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maledives, Sri Lanka)

Ville Andersson
Team Leader
India
  • +358 295 350 565
Akseli Peltola
Desk Officer
  • +358 2 953 508 42

Myanmar

Flora Kuparinen
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 596
Tiina Vaivio
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 772

Nepal

Sara Alanen
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350 011
Marianne Rönkä
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 573
  • +358 504 366 518

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.