The King and the ministers together make up the Government of the Netherlands. The ministers and state secretaries are responsible for the day-to-day business of government.
MH17: The Netherlands and Australia hold Russia responsible
25-05-2018 | 10:37
The Netherlands and Australia hold Russia responsible for its part in the downing of flight MH17. The government took a...
Broad government delegation on trade mission to India
22-05-2018 | 16:51
Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten, Minister for Foreign Trade and...
2017 financial annual report: budget surplus for the second year running
18-05-2018 | 10:31
The economy is showing strong growth and public finances are in good shape. The 2017 Budget Memorandum assumed a budget deficit...
Statement Prime Minister Rutte about the European Commission's proposal for the Multiannual Financial Framework
02-05-2018 | 15:00
The European Commission presented a proposal today outlining plans for the EU budget – or Multiannual Financial Framework – for...
Blok for deeper, better partnership with Morocco
20-04-2018 | 22:00
Foreign minister Stef Blok took part in talks today in Rabat on deepening and enhancing the Netherlands’ partnership with...
Resignation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
14-02-2018 | 06:30
On Tuesday 13 February 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Halbe Zijlstra, requested King Willem-Alexander to discharge him...