Stock Exchange release April 23, 2003 01:37:38 PM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE: Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - March 2003

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - March 2003 will be published on
April 29, 2003 at about 12.30 pm Finnish time
The news conference concerning Interim Review January - March will be held on
April 29, 2003 at
8.00 am US EST
1.00 pm UK time
2.00 pm CET
3.00 pm Finnish time
at Metso Corporation's headquarters
Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki.
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address www.metso.com.
 
Conference call
You will be able to follow the news conference also in a conference call to be arranged simultaneously.
Conference call participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of teleconference in
US: +1 334 323 6203
other countries: +44 (0)20 7162 0190
- A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
US: +1 334 323 6222 (passcode: 779442)
other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (passcode: 779442)
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at www.metso.com > Investors.
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
 
Metso Corporation
 
Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate
Communications
Eeva Mäkelä, Manager, Investor Relations