Manx build stronger links with Scotland

The Scottish Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism visited the Isle of Man last week. Fergus Ewing Scotland's Economic Development Minister met Manx Chief Minister Alan Bell and Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly. They discussed strengthening links between Scotland and the Isle of Man in such areas as energy, tourism and international trade.

The relationship between the two Celtic nations has been steadily growing under the leadership of former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond. Alex Salmond has recently been replaced by Nichola Sturgeon as leader of the Scottish National Party, and the Glasgow Southside Member of the Scottish Parliament is now set to be officially confirmed as Scotland’s first female first minister in the coming weeks.

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