President Higgins concludes his New Zealand visit today

President Higgins concludes his New Zealand visit today

President Higgins will conclude his state visit of New Zealand today.

The trip has included a number of engagements focused on strengthening political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries.

The President met with newly-elected Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern while there, as well as announcing the opening of an Irish embassy in Auckland.

The final engagement today will involve a reception attended by the President and his wife, for the Irish community in New Zealand and those with links to Ireland.

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