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Prime Minister to visit Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will visit the Silicon Valley area in California from 31 January to 2 February 2016. He will be joined ...

News item | 07-01-2016 | 17:35

Prime Minister Rutte and economic affairs minister Kamp in Japan

Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting Japan from 9 to 10 November 2015, accompanied by economic affairs minister Henk Kamp, who ...

News item | 06-11-2015 | 16:19

Sharon Dijksma and Martijn van Dam sworn in as State Secretaries

King Willem-Alexander has, upon the recommendation of the Prime Minister, honourably discharged Sharon Dijksma from her duties as ...

News item | 03-11-2015 | 20:04

Rutte receives Palestinian delegation

Today Prime Minister Mark Rutte received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah for a working ...

News item | 29-10-2015 | 20:23

Palestinian delegation visiting the Netherlands

A Palestinian delegation led by President Abbas is visiting the Netherlands from 28 to 30 October 2015.

News item | 27-10-2015 | 20:19

Dutch Safety Board report sheds light on MH17 disaster

According to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the report by the Dutch Safety Board (OVV) has 'shed much light' on the disaster ...

News item | 13-10-2015 | 15:43

No-frills renovation of Binnenhof parliament buildings

The Cabinet wants to carry out the much-needed renovation of the Binnenhof, the Dutch parliament buildings in The Hague, in one ...

News item | 25-09-2015 | 16:28

Asscher: ‘Warm-hearted but cool-headed reception of refugees’

After the Cabinet meeting on Friday, deputy prime minister Lodewijk Asscher expressed his appreciation for the 'impressive way in ...

News item | 25-09-2015 | 15:33

Speech from the Throne 2015

On 15 September, King Willem-Alexander addressed the joint session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament and set out the ...

News item | 15-09-2015 | 14:40

Prime Minister attending 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are to attend the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the ...

News item | 08-09-2015 | 13:54