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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 5 Mar 2003

AUTHORISATIONS TO ACQUIRE AND CONVEY OWN SHARES

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Announcement
                           March 5, 2003 at 6.00 p.m.

AUTHORISATIONS TO ACQUIRE AND CONVEY OWN SHARES

The Annual General Meeting on March 5, 2003 authorised the Board of
Directors to acquire and convey the company's own shares to a maximum of
689 500 shares, which is less than 5 per cent of the company's share
capital and of the votes of all shares. The said 689 500 own shares
include those 29 900 own shares acquired by the company pursuant to the
resolution to authorise the acquisition of own shares made by the Annual
General Meeting on March 6, 2002. The Board of Directors decided on
March 5, 2003 to exercise the authorisations. The authorisations are
valid until the next Annual General Meeting, however not longer than
until March 5, 2004.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ



Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen
President and CEO                   Deputy to President and CEO


Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, Group General Counsel, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2811, +358 40 511 6151

www.poyry.com


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