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Press Releases, 5/28/2014

Tuomioja 4,000 days as a minister

Government Communications Department
Press release 218/2014                                                                     
28.5.2014   
      

On Thursday, 29 May, Minister for Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja has served for 4,000 days as a minister. Tuomioja began his ministerial career as Minister of Trade and Industry under the second Government led by Prime Minister Lipponen in April 1999. He transferred to the duties of Minister for Foreign Affairs in February 2000, and held the same position under the Jäätteenmäki Government and Matti Vanhanen's first Government. In Katainen's Government, Tuomioja has served as the Minister for Foreign Affairs throughout the Government term starting from June 2011.

Number of days in office of ministers in the current Government, 29/05/2014 (data retrieved from the Information system on ministers)

Minister | Days as minister

Tuomioja, Erkki Sakari | 4,000
Katainen, Jyrki Tapani | 2,598
Risikko, Paula Sinikka | 2,598
Stubb, Cai-Göran Alexander | 2,247
Vapaavuori, Jan Pellervo | 2,086
Virkkunen, Henna Maria | 1,988
Haavisto, Pekka Olavi | 1,689
Koskinen, Jari Antero | 1,395
Urpilainen, Jutta Pauliina | 1,073
Henriksson, Anna-Maja Kristina | 1,073
Ihalainen, Lauri Armas | 1,073
Niinistö, Ville Matti | 1,073
Räsänen, Päivi Maria | 1,073
Kiuru, Krista Katriina | 1,073
Huovinen, Krista Anri Susanna | 945
Haglund, Carl Christoffer | 694
Viitanen, Pia-Liisa | 371

Longest-serving Ministers for Foreign Affairs, 29/05/2014

Väyrynen, Paavo Matti 3,939
Tuomioja, Erkki Sakari 3,684
Karjalainen, Ahti Kalle Samuli 3,383
Enckell, Carl Johan Alexis 2,502
Holsti, Eino Rudolf Woldemar 1,890

More statistics on Finnish Governments and ministers is available at government.fi/tietoa-valtioneuvostosta/hallitukset/en.jsp
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