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Swire promotes NI business interests at Paris Airshow

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Minister of State for Northern Ireland The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP attended the Paris Airshow to promote Northern Ireland business interests.

Minister of State for Northern Ireland The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP attended the Paris Airshow to promote Northern Ireland business interests and has welcomed the announcement by Bombardier of £70 million worth of orders.

The minister said:

Bombardier is Northern Ireland’s largest private sector employer and in addition it awards contracts worth over £200million to businesses throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. I welcome the news this week that £70 million orders have been generated by Bombardier, this can only be good news for business in Northern Ireland.