Angela Merkel to visit the Netherlands

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will be visiting the Netherlands on 11 March 2010. Early in the afternoon she will be received in audience by Queen Beatrix at Huis ten Bosch Palace. Ms Merkel will then meet Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende for a working lunch.

The subjects they will discuss include the economic strategy for the EU (Europe 2020) and cooperation between Germany and the Netherlands.