Matti Viialainen retires – time for farewell

Matti Viialainen, the Regional Mayor of South Karelia and Director of Regional Council of South Karelia acting as the Managing Authority of the South-East Finland – Russia CBC Programme, will retire from the organization as of 1 September 2020. 

“In terms of CBC, it is time for farewell and thank you for fluent and consistent collaboration over the years between the border regions and national authorities in Finland and Russia. Special thanks for the Regional Councils and ELY centres in the programme area and the External Relations Committees of Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Region for fruitful committee work.”  

Matti Viialainen