McDonnell heads to Europe to promote Virginia’s economy

Posted at 8:26 PM, Jul 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-07 20:52:42-04

(WTVR) – Governor Bob McDonnell heads to Europe tomorrow to boost trade in the Commonwealth.

According to his office, he will stop in Ireland and England for economic development meetings.

We’re told he will be promoting the Rolls-Royce Plant in Prince George County.  The Daily Press says he will also promote the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing here in Richmond, as well as the Rolls-Royce Plant in Northern Virginia.

McDonnell is expected to return from his trip on Thursday.