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23 news items of Ministry of General Affairs
Prime Minister Rutte tenders government’s resignation
Prime Minister Mark Rutte has tendered to His Majesty the King the resignation of all ministers and state secretaries. The King ...
Resignation of the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education
On 23 June 2023 the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, Dennis Wiersma, requested King Willem-Alexander to discharge ...
Government apologises for the Netherlands’ role in the history of slavery
In a speech this afternoon, Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologised for the past actions of the Dutch State: to enslaved people in ...
Fourth Rutte government sworn in
This morning, the fourth Rutte government was sworn in at Noordeinde Palace. The new government is a coalition made up of the ...
Prime Minister Rutte tenders resignation of the government
On 15 January 2021, Prime Minister Mark Rutte tendered to the King the resignation of all the government ministers and state ...
Lockdown in order to minimise contact between people
Please note: this news item was published on 3 November. Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...
Additional measures to control the spread of coronavirus introduced in more regions
The government has announced extra measures to control the spread of coronavirus in 8 more regions. The measures have been ...
New regional measures to control the spread of coronavirus
The government has announced specific measures to control the spread of coronavirus. The measures have been coordinated closely ...
King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Rutte take part in online 75th UN General Assembly
His Majesty the King, Her Majesty the Queen and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are participating digitally in the 75th United Nations ...
Government takes stock of measures to combat spread of coronavirus
Please note: this news item was published on 1 September. Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...