On November 29, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the opening of the new Zonnehuis in Zuidhorn. Upon her arrival the princess was greeted by Mayor Bert Swart and Commissioner Max van den Berg. After the opening Princess Maxima mingled with the residents of this new housing and care facility for the elderly.
H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially welcomed the president of Mali, Mr. Amadou Toumani Toure and his wife, at Noordeninde Palace in Den Haag on November 29, 2011.
President Toure and his delegation are in the Netherlands for a three-day official visit. During their stay President Toure and his delegation will meet with T.R.H.s Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, attend a gala dinner, attend meetings with various Dutch politicians and much more.