Former US President Bill Clinton to visit Derry tomorrow

Former US president Bill Clinton is to visit the Northwest tomorrow for an engagement in Derry.

He will then visit Dublin later in the evening.

Former US President Bill Clinton will be accompanied by Declan Kelly, the US economic envoy to Northern Ireland, who is spearheading plans for next month’s US/NI economic conference in Washington, which Hillary Clinton is hosting.

Mr Clinton is due to deliver a lecture at the Magee College campus of the University of Ulster in Derry tomorrow which former SDLP leader and Nobel Laureate John Hume is also scheduled to attend.

It is expected that while in Derry he will also meet the First Minister Peter Robinson and the Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Mr Clinton is expected to refer to the peace process, to the Washington investment conference and to Derry winning the UK City of Culture 2013 award.

Mr Clinton will travel south to Dublin in the evening where he will address the Clinton Institute of American Studies in UCD.