05/27/2015 12:43 EDT | Updated 05/27/2016 05:59 EDT

Nova Scotia premier heading to Europe on seven-day trip to promote province

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil leaves Friday on a seven-day visit to Europe to promote Nova Scotia as a tourism and business destination.

The trip includes stops in Glasgow, London and Germany.

The government says McNeil's schedule includes nearly 30 meetings, roundtables and speaking events with businesses, organizations, academics and officials from other governments.