The King and Queen of the Netherlands Meet with Members of the European Commission.


Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with members of the European Commission at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam this afternoon.  The purpose of today’s meeting was held on the occasion of the beginning of the Dutch European Presidency.

Discussions during the meeting focused on “…jobs and growth, climate change and combating terrorism…” according to RVD.

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Photo courtesy of RVD/K. van Weel


News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.


On Thursday, January 7, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived at the Hermitage in Amsterdam to witness the signing of a loan between the Europese Investeringsbank (EIB) and Qredits Microfinanciering Nederland (QMN).   Her Majesty is a member of the Dutch Committee for Entrepreneurship and Finance.

The €100 million loan to QMN, established by the Ministerie van Economische Zaken and the European Investment Fund for Strategic Investments, would provide more loans to Dutch startup companies and entrepreneurs. 

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Photo courtesy of the Ministerie van Economische Zaken