The First Minister of Wales and Welsh Labour Leader, Carwyn Jones has sent a message of congratulations to Michael D. Higgins on his victory in the Irish Presidential election.
The letter reads:
Michael D. Higgins
c/o Irish Labour Party
17 Ely Place
I write to offer you my sincere congratulations on being elected the ninth Uachtarán na hÉireann.
On behalf of Welsh Labour Party, I would like to wish your Presidency every success in the years to come – during which I am certain that the strong relationship that exist between our two countries, will continue to thrive.
First Minister of Wales and Welsh Labour Leader