First Minister hosts Interfaith Summit

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government Aileen Campbell welcomed representatives from Scotland’s religious communities and interfaith organisations. The summit was held at the Scottish Parliament during Scottish Interfaith Week. This year’s summit focused on the Year of Young People and how different faiths affect generational change. First Minister said:… Read more »

First Minister meets CTrip CEO

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The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed one of China’s leading female businesswomen and online travel agency CTrip CEO Jane Sun to her official residence, in Edinburgh. The First Minister previously met Jane Sun when she visited China earlier this year.  

First Minister in Brussels

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The First Minister traveled to Brussels to meet with with the EU’s Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and the official opening of the expanded Scotland House. 📷 @MichelBarnier receives @NicolaSturgeon, First Minister of the Scottish Government | Photos: https://t.co/LhaKt8rKt1 pic.twitter.com/eJsbhFvqal — EC AV Services (@EC_AVService) May 28, 2018 She also took part in a live… Read more »

Promoting Scotland in London

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with chef and food campaigner Jamie Oliver whilst in London to discuss joint action to tackle child obesity and unhealthy eating. She said: Our guiding ambition is to halve child obesity in Scotland by 2030 and we’ll outline in our forthcoming Healthy Weight plan how we will develop the necessary… Read more »

29th British-Irish Council

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon travelled to Jersey for the 29th meeting of the British-Irish Council Summit (BIC). The summit brought together heads of delegation from the Scottish Government, Irish and UK Government as well as representatives of the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey. Ahead of the meeting the First Minister said the UK Government… Read more »

Unlocking Ambition

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FM Startup Summit

FM makes commitment to support entrepreneurs. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a new £4 million scheme this week to support up to 40 budding entrepreneurs each year – the Unlocking Ambition Challenge. She made the announcement while addressing the Start-up Summit, at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. This is an annual event to help new… Read more »