Finnish conservatives set to pick country's next PM

June 14, 2014 11:03 AM

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Finnish conservatives set to pick country's next PM

LAHTI Finland (Reuters) - Finland's ruling conservative party prepared to elect a new leader on Saturday who will take over from Jyrki Katainen as the country's prime minister and contest a general election due in April 2015.

The three candidates made a last push for support at a party congress among nearly 900 local leaders and more senior members of their National Coalition party who will take part in the vote. The result was expected around 1000 GMT.

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