The Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland
) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD, was present at the ceremony and said, "I am delighted to be here in Beijing for the announcement of this important strategic partnership which marks a significant development in Sino-Irish business co-operation.
At the 51st meeting of the EU-Turkey Association Council, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu will chair the Turkish delegation, while the European delegation will be led by Eamon Gilmore, deputy prime minister of Ireland
and minister of foreign affairs and trade, and Stefan FE-le, commissioner for enlargement and European neighborhood policy.
MBRPLD Chairman hosts Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland
Its prestigious new offices on Citywest Business Campus, Dublin, were formally opened by Mary Hearny, Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland