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Government official

Reijo Mauri Matias Pekkarinen, Finnish government official. Chairman council Association Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, 1997—2001; member Jyväskylä Town Council, since 1977, Jyväskylä City Board, 1978; Member Progressive Science Association (managing director 1973).

Background

Pekkarinen, Reijo Mauri Matias was born on October 6, 1947 in Kinnula, Finland.

Education

Master of Social Sciences.

Career

Researcher City of Jyväskylä, Finland, 1972. Political secretary to minister of labour Government of Finland, 1976-1977, political secretary to minister of the interior, 1978-1979. Member of Parliament Finnish Parliament, since 1979.

Minister of the interior Government of Finland, 1991—1995. Member board governors Finnish Broadcasting Company, 1982—1991, chairman board governors, 1987—1991. Vice chairman Finnish Centre Party, 1987—1991, chairman parliamentary group, 1999—2003, chairman parliamentary finance committee, 1995—1999.

Minister Trade and Industry, since 2003.

Membership

Chairman council Association Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, 1997—2001. Member Jyväskylä Town Council, since 1977, Jyväskylä City Board, 1978. Member Progressive Science Association (managing director 1973).

Connections

Married Raija Kaarina Mononen, 1972.

spouse:
Raija Kaarina Mononen