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  • Finnish Foreign Minister Optimistic on Israel’s Economic Future

    “The people of Finland are following with great sympathy the efforts of the people of Israel to resolve their economic problems,” Sakari Tuomioja, Finland’s Foreign Minister declared at a luncheon given here today by Dr. A. Nissan, Israel Minister to the Scandinavian countries. “We have faith in the future development of the economic relations between… More ▸

  • Israel-finnish Friendship League to Erect Village in Israel

    A representative of the Israel-Finnish Friendship League has come to Israel to choose a site for a special Finnish village here in which non-Jewish Finns who contribute to Israel’s progress may live. The chief occupation of the villagers will be the construction of pre-fabricated homes, using lumber cut in Finland. The factory will be run… More ▸

  • Israel Olympic Team Leaves for Helsinki; Hailed by Ben Gurion

    Prime Minister David Ben Gurion yesterday presented an Israel flag to members of the Israel delegation to the Olympics, who left for Helsinki. He urged the Israel athletes to “go and compete with our and God’s blessing.” He stressed that the participation of the Israelis in the Olympic games will mark the first time that… More ▸

  • Finland Delivered 1,200 Pre-fabricated Buildings to Israel

    Twelve hundred pre-fabricated buildings, including a hospital unit and two rehabilitation centers, were delivered here by Finland during the past year under the Finnish-Israeli trade agreement, it was disclosed today. During the current year, 850 pre-fabricated houses, another hospital unit and a rehabilitation center will be purchased in Finland. More ▸

  • Commercial Pact Between Israel and Finland Extended; Involves $6,000,000 Trade

    Abraham Nissan, Israeli envoy to the Scandinavian countries, has signed an exchange of letters with the Finnish Foreign Minister providing for an extension of trade between Finland and Israel, it was reported here from Helsinki. The agreement provides for an additional $1,000,000 trade, bringing this year’s total to $6,000,000. While in Helsinki, the Israel envoy… More ▸

  • Israel and Finland Sign Trade Agreement; Four Commercial Pacts Concluded by Tel Aviv

    The fourth trade agreement to be signed between Israel and a foreign state was scheduled to be concluded here today, when Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett, representing the Tel Aviv government, and Leon Murdach, on behalf of the Finnish Government, affix their signatures to a commercial pact which will then be forwarded to Heleinki for formal… More ▸