Verhagen accompanying the Queen on state visit to India

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen is accompanying HM Queen Beatrix on her state visit to the Republic of India.

The visit began today, 25 October, and will last until to 27 October 2007. The minister will accompany the Queen on parts of the visit. The Queen is visiting New Delhi and Bangalore. Important topics for discussion during the visit will be ecology, microfinancing, and water. A Dutch trade mission is currenly also visiting India.