This visit is part of the Team Europe campaign.
Both ministers tackled the latest developments in the Horn of Africa, especially developments related to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam file, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Hafez in a statement.
The Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the meeting discussed joint cooperation between Egypt and Finland in pre-university education, higher education and scientific research.
It only defers to the bloc's 27 national leaders whether "innovative financial instruments" should be applied, meaning many more fraught discussions on the matter were still ahead.
Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen said she is following up current plans to develop the educational process in Egypt, expressing her country's desire to offer its experiment in this regard.
The meeting reviewed a Finnish industrial project in Egypt in the field of producing flexible packaging materials which will be inaugurated this month.
Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä said Egypt is one of the biggest trade partners to his country in the Middle East and North Africa.
Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Arctic Norway, police said.
The minister of higher education and Finnish ambassador to Egypt discussed on Dec.13 the possibility of establishing branches of Finnish universities in Egypt
Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday.
Ambassador of Finland in Cairo attended a seminar that aims to exchange expertise, support entrepreneurship and transfer knowledge between Egypt and Finland.
People in Finland who regularly take saunas may face a far lower stroke risk than those who go less often, said a study Wednesday.
Finland's President Sauli Niinisto became the first holder of the country's top job to have a baby in office when his wife Jenni Haukio gave birth to a boy.
Polls opened in Finland for a presidential election in which incumbent Sauli Niinisto is seen as likely to secure re-election on the first round of voting.
Arabic, English and an optional third language will be taught in the primary stage, and the technical education will be taught in the preparatory stage.
Tarek Shawki discussed with Laura Kansikas-Debraise and her accompanying delegation means of promoting joint cooperation in the field of developing education in Egypt.
Finland’s defense ministry said on Tuesday it suspected a Russian aircraft had violated Finnish airspace over the Baltic Sea earlier in the day.
Finnish Ambassador here Laura Kansikas-Debraise said that her country's government finances about 64% of higher education services which are free in Finland.
Finland, a former Russian Grand Duchy, celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence on Wednesday.
The nation celebrates its 100th year with numerous events in Finland and all around the world.