April 23, 2019

The 60th Anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution

H.E. Ms. Soraya Alvarez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba during her remarquable speech. By Roy Lie Atjam. The Hague, January 18, 2019, The Republic of Cuba, ever triumphed of her Revolution celebrates her 60th anniversary. The Crowne Plaza Hotel was filled to capacity. Hundreds of people of all walks of life made their way to the Crowne Plaza to felicitate H.E. Ms. Soraya Alvarez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba on this momentous day. Besides the cordial welcome by the Ambassador, there was Cuban food, Cuban cocktail (mojito), Cuban music and dance. The Cuban dance Trio “Salsa de pichón”…

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Russia Professional Holiday: Diplomats Day 2019

Ambassador Alexander Shulgin commemorated annual professional holiday of all Russian diplomats, The Medal “For cooperation» of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was bestowed upon Professor Ferdinand Feldbrugge of Leiden University.Diplomats Day”

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PMs Tsipras and Zaev awarded at MSC

Greece and North Macedonia have signed an agreement last year to settle the ongoing name altercation, which had been troubling their countries’ relations for over a quarter of a century.

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Venezuela’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mr Yvan Gil in The Hague

By Roy Lie Atjam. The Hague, 17 February 2019. The Deputy Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Mr. Yvan Gil is on a European tour that will take him to several European countries. He made a stop-over in The Hague. Deputy Minister, Mr. Yvan Gil, paid a courtesy visit on OPCW Director General, Mr. Fernando Arias and met with his Dutch homologue at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Marcel deVink. Scores of Ambassadors, diplomats, International Judges, members of the None-Alignment Movement (NAM+China) all representing countries and institutions friendly to Venezuela, attended a reception hosted H.E. Ms. Haifa Aissami Maddah of…

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Kosovo Celebrate 11th Anniversary as a Sovereign State

Kosovo sovereign state, costed great cost, after decades of oppression, a terrible war, ten thousand lives lost, close to a million refugees deported.

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Russia celebrates the “Defender of the Motherland Day”

Ambassador Alexander Shulgin and Colonel Klimuk Russian Federation armed forces celebrate the “Defender of the Motherland Day

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Hessian Minister Puttrich bets on Europe’s future 

“This time I’m voting/Diesmal wähle ich” Minister of Federal and European Affairs, Lucia Putrich European Parliament elections

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Norway Announces €100,000 Voluntary Contribution to OPCW’s Trust Fund for Syria Missions

the State Secretary announced a voluntary contribution of €100,000 from Norway to the Trust Fund for Syria Missions.

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Seminar on “Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100” in the Netherlands

The delta bond between Bangladesh and the Netherlands was reassured in a seminar at the Littéraire Sociëteit De Witte in The Hague on 21 January 2019. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal, in his speech, expected that that the Netherlands, with its vast reservoir of knowledge and technology, huge pool of water and delta related business entities and knowledge institutions as well as enormous goodwill for Bangladesh, will come forward to support Bangladesh to implement the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100. Ambassador Belal appreciated Dutch innovation and creativity in securing their country from the scourge of floods despite large part…

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National Day of the State of Qatar

By Anton Lutter. On the occasion of the National Day of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, ambassador to the Netherlands hosted a reception at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in The Hague. The ambassador – who represents his country since 2017 – reiterated the importance of the longstanding friendship between the Netherlands and the State of Qatar. Since 2006 Qatar has an embassy in The Hague one year after the Netherlands opened its embassy in Doha, which resulted amongst others in multiple trade missions and official visits. In July of this year the Deputy Prime…

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