Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Maxima of the Netherlands are currently in Vietnam for an official visit. The couple’s schedule is a hectic yet interesting one. The purpose of the visit, according to the official website for the Dutch royal house:
The visit is aimed at strengthening relations between the two countries, with emphasis on economic cooperation. Vietnam is an emerging market in a dynamic region, where opportunities for the Netherlands. In the trade mission are the water, delta technology, agro technology, maritime, oil and gas and transportation and logistics center.
Their first stop will be Hanoi where they will meet with various business men, local dignitaries, and of course the President of Vietnam, Nguyen Minh Triet. Discussions will be about economics, agriculture, and much more. Then the couple will travel to Ho Chi Minh City. The visit will end on March 31, 2011.
To watch a video of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Maxima’s arrival please click the link: News clip
For more information about the visit to Vietnam and to see photos as well as to read the speech by H.R.H. Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands please click the link: Het Koninklijk Huis
Source and Photo courtesy of: Het Koninklijk Huis by ANP Photo: Robin Utrecht.