Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will travel to the United States next week to meet senior business leaders and attend St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Mr McGuinness and First Minister Peter Robinson will meet with the senior management team of Seagate in San Jose as well as executives from production company HBO in Los Angeles.
The pair will also host an investment luncheon for more than 120 business executives in Los Angeles before travelling to San Francisco to officially open Invest NI’s new office on the west coast.
After these engagements Mr McGuinness and Mr Robinson will travel to Washington DC to attend a range of St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the capital.
Speaking ahead of the trip, Mr McGuinness said; “This will be the first opportunity the First Minister and I will have to meet Seagate’s senior management team.”