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Kenny travels to US to accommodate business leaders – The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will currently start a three-day outing to a United States, where he will accommodate business leaders in New York and California’s Silicon Valley.

The revisit comes as a Government seeks to foster Ireland as an investment plcae in a arise of a Brexit referendum.

A Government orator pronounced there were no skeleton to accommodate a US president-elect Donald Trump while in New York. Mr Kenny was one of a initial general leaders that Mr Trump spoke to in a arise of his feat in a US choosing progressing this month.

Mr Kenny will transport to a West Coast initial where he will broach an residence to a San Francisco Bay Area Economic Council, a organisation of heading San Francisco and Silicon Valley companies. The eventuality will take place in Facebook headquarters.

The Taoiseach is also scheduled to attend an Enterprise Ireland eventuality ancillary Irish companies on a west seashore and will accommodate with “some pivotal investors in Ireland”, according to a statement.

Following his west seashore programme, Mr Kenny will transport to New York, where he will residence a Partnership for New York City and a organisation of business leaders hosted by Peter Grauer, a authority of business news and information association Bloomberg.

Mr Kenny will also attend a signing of a partnership between Enterprise Ireland and Northwell Healthcare Group, a heading US medical company.

According to a matter from Government Buildings, a Taoiseach will also “engage with Irish-American political, business and village leaders during receptions in both Palo Alto and New York”.

Also today, a Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is travelling to France, where he is heading an Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Lyon. He will be in Paris tomorrow where he will accommodate with his French counterpart, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.

Article source: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/kenny-travels-to-us-to-meet-business-leaders-1.2886836