Stock Exchange release April 30, 2001 12:22:03 PM CET

METSO CONFERENCE CALL / WEB CONFERENCE

The operations and results will be presented by Mr. Tor Bergman, President and CEO and Mr. Sakari Tamminen, Executive Vice President and CFO of Metso Corporation.

Participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of the teleconference in
- US: +1 334 323 4002
- other countries: +44 20 8781 0598

The slide presentation can simultaneously be seen at following URL-address: http://www.vcall.com/NASApp/VCall/EventPage?ID=74005

Should you be unable to attend, a replay is available for 48 hours after the conference at
- + 1 703 736 7336 in US, (access code 630 852)
- + 44 20 8288 4459 in other countries, (access code 630 852)

You are most welcome to participate in the Metso conference call.

Yours sincerely,
Taina Sollamo, VP, Investor Relations