Minister for Medical Care resigns

On Thursday 19 March 2020 the Minister for Medical Care, Bruno Bruins, asked His Majesty the King to accept his resignation. The King’s Office has announced that His Majesty has honourably discharged Mr Bruins upon the recommendation of the Prime Minister and thanked him for the many important services he has rendered to the monarch and the Kingdom.

Until a new minister is appointed, the Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport, Hugo de Jonge, will assume responsibility for the tasks of the Minister for Medical Care.