His Excellency, Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, Ambassador of India, Her Excellency, Ms. Florence Ensch, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and His Excellency, Mr. Magnus Rydén, Ambassador of Sweden presented their Letters of Credence to President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin today.
The Ambassadors were accompanied to and from Áras an Uachtaráin by an Escort of Honour consisting of a motorcycle detachment drawn from the 2 Brigade Cavalry Squadron, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, under the command of Lieutenant Dillon McAuliffe.
A Guard of Honour was provided at Áras an Uachtaráin by the 28th Infantry Battalion, Finner Camp, Co. Donegal, under the command of 2nd Lieutenant Andrew O’Connor.
Captain John Carpenter conducted the Army No.1 Band, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.
2nd Lieutenant Andrew O’Connor, from the 28th Infantry Battalion, Finner Camp, Co. Donegal, was the flag officer.