November 21, 2014

Finland’s ambassador in South Asia has signed an agreement with the non-profit Marie Stopes Society to fund a project addressing reproductive health needs of women in Karachi.

The accord was signed on Thursday between Finnish Roving Ambassador Rauli Suikkanen and MSS Country Director Dr Mohsina Bilgrami at the MSS office.

Finland’s roving ambassadors perform their duties from the foreign ministry in Helsinki, acting as diplomatic representatives of Finland in countries within their area of responsibility.

Under the agreement, the office of the Roving Ambassador of Finland to Pakistan will provide grant assistance to MSS to establish and operate one clinical centre for two years under a project aimed at addressing unmet family planning needs of women in Karachi.

Welcoming the ambassador and his team, Mohsina thanked them for their generous support to the cause of family planning and reproductive health in Pakistan.

She introduced them to the project “Meeting Urban Women’s Unmet Need for Quality Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services,” highlighting the innovative approaches it will deploy to reach out and address the needs of women and men in urban centres.

Suikkanen said that Finland’s official development assistance and humanitarian aid to Pakistan between 2010 and 2014 amounted to almost 25 million euros.

Link to The News Article here.
November 21, 2014

Finland’s ambassador in South Asia has signed an agreement with the non-profit Marie Stopes Society to fund a project addressing reproductive health needs of women in Karachi.

The accord was signed on Thursday between Finnish Roving Ambassador Rauli Suikkanen and MSS Country Director Dr Mohsina Bilgrami at the MSS office.

Finland’s roving ambassadors perform their duties from the foreign ministry in Helsinki, acting as diplomatic representatives of Finland in countries within their area of responsibility.

Under the agreement, the office of the Roving Ambassador of Finland to Pakistan will provide grant assistance to MSS to establish and operate one clinical centre for two years under a project aimed at addressing unmet family planning needs of women in Karachi.

Welcoming the ambassador and his team, Mohsina thanked them for their generous support to the cause of family planning and reproductive health in Pakistan.

She introduced them to the project “Meeting Urban Women’s Unmet Need for Quality Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services,” highlighting the innovative approaches it will deploy to reach out and address the needs of women and men in urban centres.

Suikkanen said that Finland’s official development assistance and humanitarian aid to Pakistan between 2010 and 2014 amounted to almost 25 million euros.

Link to The News Article here.