On Monday, May 26, 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands began their two-day visit to Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.

According to RVD, the purpose of the royal visit is to “…promote mutual trade relations and cooperation in areas such as renewable energy, the creative industries, innovation, employment and education.”

The day began with a visit to the EWE Research Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Oldenburg where Their Majesties attended the opening of the Energy Seminar.

Thereafter, Their Majesties visited the Mariko company in Leer, and visited the Climate Center Emsland for Sustainable Mobility in Werlte, Germany.

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