First Minister Rt Hon Peter D. Robinson MLA and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MP MLA have wished team NI every success as they make their final preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Mr Robinson said: "I have long been an admirer of sportsmen and women who dedicate their lives to competing at the highest level. Representing your country at any sport is a great honour and an achievement of which every member of the team should be proud."
Mr McGuinness said: "I wish all the athletes competing well, and hope that they will be successful in their individual events. I will be following the progress of our OFMDFM representative with keen interest."