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McGuinness welcomes IT jobs boost

25 September, 2014 - by Martin McGuinness

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness has welcomed the announcement of 50 new jobs in Belfast by IT firm Version 1. 

Speaking after visiting the company's offices this morning, the deputy First Minister said; 

"This is yet another welcome boost to our local economy.

"The total investment by Version 1 to this project is around £6.5 million and when complete will deliver additional employment opportunities generating £2.8 million in salaries over the next three years. 

"Our cost-competitive business environment, talented IT graduates and excellent telecommunications infrastructure continues to drive down costs for global companies offering a competitive edge in a very dynamic sector. 

"The Executive will continue to explore all avenues with existing and potential investors to attract and retain employment  opportunities."

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