Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and founder of the CMI, has died on the 16th of October 2023. Martti Ahtisaari was 86 years old.

There is a great connection between his awarded international life and Pakistan. His first job was at Swedish Institute of Technology in Karachi, 1960-1963.

“Only destinations from Oulu were Sweden, some people went to America, but seldom to Pakistan”, states the announcement by his organization CMI.

Our deepest condolences to Mr. Martti Ahtisaari’s family and friends.